"My one day in hell" Tangier by mvtouring
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It was with great excitement that we boarded the ferry for our one day visit to Tangier, but upon arrival that changed to depression and a word of thanks that I came from the south of Africa. Tangier was my first introduction to Morocco and truth be told it was not my favourite city in in the world and I thought I would never return to this county. It was too dirty, too strange, too unpleasant even dangerous, I hated the people that kept on touching you and the fact that I was told to stay with the tour leader at all times.
I am sure that there are folks out there that has fallen in love with Tangier, but for me it is not easy. Having been there twice, I am sure the second time would have changed my made. The tourist police in Morocco does a lot against unpleasant guiding, hustling, street begging etc. it seems nothing has changed in Tangier.
Shopping, I mean local handicrafts seem to be much more expensive than elsewhere in Morocco. The town beach was polluted and not cleaned at least when I was there. Kids beg for money on every corner.
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