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Tent-makers’ alley

In the Khan el-Khalili, the big old market in the center of old Cairo, you can find just about anything you want.  A visit to the Khan is on every tourist itinerary so of course there is no shortage of … Continue reading

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Marrakech medina

I apologize for all the gushing prose, but I was completely smitten with Morocco… Commercial streets in the walled medina of Marrakech bustle with activity. The old city is vibrant, cacophonous, and aromatic (when not downright smelly).  It’s fantastic and … Continue reading

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