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Postby AztecDave » Sat Sep 21, 2013 3:18 pm

Looking for a place in Morocco next Spring. Any been to Tangier? Worth the trip?
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Re: Tangier

Postby rickshaw92 » Mon Sep 23, 2013 5:21 am

AztecDave wrote:Looking for a place in Morocco next Spring. Any been to Tangier? Worth the trip?


I went 20 years aago and the place was a right shitpit. My first 3rd world country experience.
Im reallly fuclimg pissed but fespite that I can still hit a tarfet at 1000m plus. mayVRVe bnot tonight but it qint beyond the wit if man. Nowhammy.
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Re: Tangier

Postby AztecDave » Mon Sep 23, 2013 5:33 pm

rickshaw92 wrote:
AztecDave wrote:Looking for a place in Morocco next Spring. Any been to Tangier? Worth the trip?


I went 20 years aago and the place was a right shitpit. My first 3rd world country experience.


that seems to be the norm for every place in Africa I've been. anything worth seeing there?
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Re: Tangier

Postby rickshaw92 » Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:58 am

AztecDave wrote:
rickshaw92 wrote:
AztecDave wrote:Looking for a place in Morocco next Spring. Any been to Tangier? Worth the trip?


I went 20 years aago and the place was a right shitpit. My first 3rd world country experience.


that seems to be the norm for every place in Africa I've been. anything worth seeing there?


Not that I remember. There is a medina and they do , or did get lots of Spanish tourists in summer. I used the place as a jump off point for Marakesh.
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Re: Tangier

Postby vagabond » Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:03 am

If you go, check out a nice beach town not too far away called Asilah. I stayed there instead of Tangier and it was a nice little place to chill. I think there's a few other little spots along the Atlantic coast like it. Tangier is pretty famous among hippies for Burroughs and his clique that was there back in the day.
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Re: Tangier

Postby cochiseintheeast » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:43 pm

rickshaw92 wrote:
AztecDave wrote:Looking for a place in Morocco next Spring. Any been to Tangier? Worth the trip?


I went 20 years aago and the place was a right shitpit. My first 3rd world country experience.

There are shitpits and then there are shitpits. We need a shitpit rating system.
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Re: Tangier

Postby vagabond » Tue Oct 01, 2013 2:15 am

cochiseintheeast wrote:
rickshaw92 wrote:
AztecDave wrote:Looking for a place in Morocco next Spring. Any been to Tangier? Worth the trip?


I went 20 years aago and the place was a right shitpit. My first 3rd world country experience.

There are shitpits and then there are shitpits. We need a shitpit rating system.


Scale of 1 - 5 turds?

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Re: Tangier

Postby crotalus01 » Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:53 am

In Morocco I would recommend Marakech for the food and atmosphere, Ouarzazette if you like the desert and want to do the whole Sahara tourist thing (which, while aimed at tourists, is still a good value and actually one of the cooler things I did while in country), Western Sahara is cool but gets dicey when you get towards the borders with Mali or Mauritania. Skip Tangiers and Casablanca is only worth a day or two at best. Any of the little towns in the Atlas Mountains are cool - for a lot of fun take a share taxi from Marakech to Ouarzazette instead of the bus - also one of the cooler experiences I had there.
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Re: Tangier

Postby ReptilianKittenEater » Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:39 am

Marrakesh is cool but tons of tourists, the nearby montians are worth seeing and good for trekking. Zagora (about 4 hours past Ouzarzate) is a boring place but surrounding by brilliant landscapes, ancient towns, palm trees, kasbahs and lots of sand and cliffs. Essouria is ok too. Casablanca is basically a dirty city though the art deco architeture around the main square is neat.
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