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Food, Travel

Le Marocain at La Mamounia, Marrakech

Le Marocain at La Mamounia, Marrakech

La Mamounia is the stuff of legend. Regal to the last, this grand old dame of Marrakech has been welcoming presidents, prime ministers and the glitterati since the 1920s. Winston Churchill was a great fan and famously referred to is as “the most lovely spot in the whole world.” This Moorish […]

by × April 9, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Atlas Film Corporation Studios, Morocco

Atlas Film Corporation Studios, Morocco

In the early 1960s when David Lean was directing Lawrence of Arabia, he came to the southern Moroccan town of Ouarzazate, situated high up in the Atlas Mountains, to film. Attracted by the air of exoticism, clear skies and expansive desert, he shot many key scenes here. In 1983, Moroccan entrepreneur, […]

by × August 26, 2012 × 0 comments