A Walk Around Tangier

Name of walk A Walk Around Tangier
Date of walk 2012-09-13

This particular cruise included a few places we had never been before, plus we could explore every destination on foot.

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Tangier at dawn. It is about a 25 minute walk through the port into the Medina.

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Looking over to the Medina.

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We took a circuitous route around the Belvedere, heading up through the non-touristy areas towards the main town. Cafe de Paris in the Place de France. A notorious meeting place for agents during World War Two.

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We sat and sipped a glass of hot sweet mint tea in the Grand Socco.

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We then headed through into the souk for the Petit Socco and the haunts of William Burrows, Tennessee Williams, Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac.

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We set the compass for north!

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Loads of cats roam the souks.

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The museum in the Kasbah..... We then re-set the compass for south and hoped to make it back to where we started!

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Heading back to the port.

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Time for a bit of relaxation before we leave port.

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Panorama of the view from the ship.

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Bye bye Tangier.

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Ohhhhh big mountains!

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Watching the sunset.

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There it goes!

Next stop Gibraltar!

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