With its distinctive powder blue and white lime-washed houses, Chefchaoeun, located in the Rif mountains of north-west Morocco near the Mediterranean Sea, is one of the most picturesque cities in the world.

Founded in 1471 as a small fortress, which still exists, the name refers to the shape of the mountain tops above the town, which look like two horns of a goat, and is derived from the Berber word for horns, “Ichawen”.

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