Discovering Dakar and Gorée

Lucky for us, we had the benefit of visiting Senegal’s capital, Dakar, in the company of others who were familiar with the city. Our first visit was with Dame, a Senegalese who shares his time between California and Dakar, and his girlfriend from France. He gave us a guided tour as we made our way to…

Chefchaouen: A Blue Mountain Gem

Chefchaouen, The ‘Blue City’ of Morocco, reinforced our admiration of the colours of the sky and the ocean, as in the blue doors we fell in love with in Essaouira. Chaouen, as it’s often called, is located in the Rif mountains in the north-west section of the country, with roots dating back to medieval times when it was established…