Among the northern african countries
Morocco belongs to the wealthy countries and its northern part
is surprisingly green!
First of all you will notice the excellent condition of the roads only
the style of driving is more or less non-european...! In general the
country looks clean compared to other mediterranian countries. On the
other hand it seems that more women are covered than in Turkey.
End of 2006 I was in the far north, near Tanger at the Strait of
The climate is very mild and influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. Due to
the narrow sea the wind accelerates and makes it to a very windy place.
Tanger is a trade city, just opposite to Spain. There are frequent
ferry links not only to 20 km far away Europe but also to
This could be Southern
The old town is next to the harbour (where else...?!). You can buy
nearly everything, especially copied luxuary articles.
Of course there are
things for daily use, too.
At first I thought to
meet Indios, but there were too many...!
Men often wear a long coat, like Mr. Death.
From Tanger you have a
good view on the Strait of Gibraltar.
Far on the right side the Gibraltar Rock.
As far as you can see - endless sandy beaches, frequently visited
during summer but not overcrowded.
Just opposite to
Gibraltar is Ceuta - a spanish enclave.
Together with Melilla, a further spanish enclave the EU
reaches african ground.
Not just a border - the edge of the EU..
Ceuta is like any other spanish town -
but fuel is so cheap that moroccans come for a good buy.