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Spain: Valencia

VALENCIA 22nd June 2015 The train journey from Cuenca to Valencia was through mountainous gorge and forest country and Bev says that it was the most beautiful train journey we have done to date. Unfortunately we have few acceptable photographs … Continue reading

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Spain: Cuenca

CUENCA 19th-21st June 2015 The journey from Cordoba to Cuenca was an ordeal and what made it so was the airport style security at both Cordoba and Madrid and the unbelievable number of people at the train stations. Our bikes … Continue reading

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Spain: Cordoba

CORDOBA 16th-18th JUNE 2015. Early this morning we bade farewell to the owners of Torre de la Pena Camping and rode down to our 1973 campsite for one last look and to take a photograph of the spot. Last night … Continue reading

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Exit Morocco: Casablanca to Spain

CASABLANCA to TARIFA 16th JUNE 2015 Today it was planned to take the train from Casablanca to the town of Oued Zem at the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains from where we could then do a spot of mountain … Continue reading

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Morocco: Casablanca

CASABLANCA If you say Casablanca slowly the word rolls off the tongue. It is possible to take either a bus or a train from Fez to Casablanca. We chose the latter as there is a lot more space and I … Continue reading

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Morocco: Fez Part 2

FEZ PART 2 OUT and ABOUT FEZ 10-12th JUNE 2015 The day following our arrival in Fez we met with our guide Abdul who led us through the twisted alleyways of the ancient Medina. The colourful food market was first … Continue reading

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Morocco: Fez Part 1

FEZ PART 1 9TH-12th JUNE 2015  The bus for Fez left at 1-30pm so we had time to bid farewell to Omar at the cafe Haji. On the above map I have marked two Tangier ports, Tangier Med Port and … Continue reading

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Morocco: Chefchaouen, the Blue Town. Part 2

CHEFCHAOUEN PART 2 3rd to 5th June 2015 When staying put in a town or city we have a tendency to eat, drink and socialise in one location, especially if the café has a good internet connection. In Chefchaouen we … Continue reading

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Morocco: Chefchaouen, the Blue Town. Part 1

CHEFCHAOUEN  Part 1 3RD to 5TH JUNE 2015 Chefchaouen, or Chaouen as the locals say, pronounced ‘Shaf sh a wan’, is the capital of the province by the same name and is located in the foothills of the Rif Mountains. … Continue reading

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Morocco: Tangier Part 2

TANGIER PART 2 OUT AND ABOUT TANGIER. At the end of the last post I mentioned that Tangier is a mysterious and unique place and because in the past it has attracted eccentric millionaires, secret agents, crooks, entrepreneurs, speculators and … Continue reading

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