Tangiers: A City of Contrasts

Standing at Cap Spartel, the spot that marks the official convergence of the Mediterranean and Atlantic, I realised that at some point in time, the Mediterranean must have flowed through my veins. How else could I explain my strong attachment to its temperate waters, its distinctive blue hue and the…

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Tangiers: Time Travel in the Medina

Medina Walls

Walking through the narrow and winding streets of the Medina, the tour guide strictly calls out “No photos!” unless he grants permission, usually involving an opportunity for a sale, a tip or some gratuity. After all, the ancient part of Tangiers is the home of generations of Moroccans before it…

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