Marrakech Express

Marrakech Express

On and Off the Rails in the Sultans' Kingdom

Book - 2014
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Back in 1969 when Morocco's ancient capital was a hashish-clouded hippie mecca, Crosby, Stills and Nash recorded their (hopelessly inaccurate) fot-tapping anthem 'Marrakesh Express'. A generation on, award-winning journalist, author and one time glam rock fan Peter Millar uses what is now the country's best visited tourist destination as the embarkation point for a literally reverse-engineered train journey through this still exotic, diverse and challenging North African country, struggling to maintain its unique blend of tradition and tolerance in the turbulent winds of the Arab Spring.
Publisher: London : Arcadia Books, 2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781909807594
Characteristics: xiv, 232 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number: 916.40453 MIL


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