Walking into the town of Chefchaouen, Morocco was like walking into an enchantment. There were blue walls and doors, a rich mix of colors and textures, and life going on all around us. It was, as the saying goes, a feast for the eyes.
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Walking into an enchantment.
A blue door (one of many) beautifully adorned.
A man fills a container at a public water tap.
Pigments for sale.
Close-up of door ornamentation.
From a hill above the town, Chefchaouen is a patchwork of blue and white buildings, set off by red roofs and stone.
Simple and lovely – a plant in a white pot, framed by blue.
Another beautifully decorated door.
A shopkeeper smokes outside his shop.
A glimpse into a room, where the blue theme continues.
Boys play cards on a doorstep.
Even the shadow is blue!
Our guide said everything that didn’t move was painted blue. Guess so!
Blue door, blue frame, blue wall.
A man in a djellaba walks through light and shadow.
Images © Melissa Corcoran.