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Dazzled By Morocco’s Desert City

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Why visit? There’s a monkey tugging at my shoulder and someone’s trying to drape a snake around my neck. I’m beseeched by a fortune-teller and hailed by a juice stall vendor. Clouds of swirling brazier smoke envelop me amid throbbing drums and chiming cymbals. Al fresco chefs beckon cheerily from their portable kitchens and tables heaving with food and goats’ heads. Perhaps I should simply retire to my riad’s tranquil courtyard and lounge like a pasha in a candlelit alcove … Continue reading Dazzled By Morocco’s Desert City