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  • Great Morocco based travel writing

    by lucyt Updated May 14, 2006

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    Miscellaneous: I have a thing about reading up on a place before I go. As we all do. Otherwise we wouldn't use VT.
    Anyway... some really good Morocco based books I've read are:
    By Bus to the Sahara by Gordon West.
    In Morocco by Edith Wharton
    The Voices of Marrakech by Elais Canetti
    A Year in Marrakesh by Peter Mayne, also resleased os 'The Alleys of Marrakesh'. Ergo I have two copies of the same text :(

    All of these books have a great sense of place which, whilst these aren't new books, is still recognisable.

    Related to:
    • Architecture
    • Backpacking
    • Arts and Culture

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