he Blue City of Chefchaouen was established in 1471. It served as a refuge for Moriscos and Jews escaping the Spanish Inquisition and was also a stronghold against the Portuguese.
We arrive in Rabat, founded in the 10th century, now the second largest metropolis in Morocco. We proceed past the Kasbah of the Oudaias and through the medina to our riad.
A red-headed cowboy leaning against a pillar in baggage claim, looks up from his phone. He offers to assist with luggage, and looks around for mine. “I’m traveling light this trip.”