One Month

One month has passed here in Chefchaouen.
I remember when a month felt like a long time.
You would not believe how quickly time elapses on the road.
If you are a traveler, perhaps you know.

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The Melting Pot of Tangier

My sister and I have been planning a trip together for years.

It has always been a trip through Africa. She loves Africa — has lived there for three years, and studied there for half of one.

When I tell her that Africa is too large to call by one name, she reminds me that she knows more of the continent than I do. And, she adds — the immensity is reason enough to keep returning.

After four years of this back-and-forth, one or the other of us backing out, we are here. We landed on the Northern tip of the continent — Tangier, Morocco.

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The Cats of Chefchaoen

Chefchaoen, Morocco, has become a famous place on Instagram thanks to its overwhelming blue hue. While Chefchaoen (or just Chaoen, as it’s sometimes called) is famous for the blue walls, the city also has another unique characteristic.

It’s full of adorable cats.

Click below to see some photos.

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