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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

Travel

What to buy in Marrakech

What to buy in Marrakech

Our editor first fell in love with Morocco on a trip to Tangier when barely out of her teens. She had managed to make contact with the writer, Paul Bowles, beforehand, whom had kindly agreed to an interview. She can still clearly remember the giddy feelings of exoticism having landed […]

by × June 16, 2012 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Jardin Majorelle

Jardin Majorelle

For visitors to Marrakech, this gorgeous twelve-acre botanical garden really is a must see. Designed by the expatriate French artist, Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s and 193os, the Jardin Majorelle is actually more famous than the painter’s now largely forgotten watercolours. Although the garden has been opened to the public since […]

by × June 1, 2012 × 0 comments