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Agadir To My Heart By Tony Walton
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From the late 1960s the gay travellers headed for the sunshine capital of south Morocco – AGADIR – to seek and to find sea,sand,sun and friendship. This book relates their adventures... More > and antics, much of it told by Cedric Singleton or Tim Vaughan but others contributing their own entertaining recollections too. Included are many locational photos – as well as fascinating diversions to el Jadida, Essaouira and Taroudannt – not to mention Marrakech! So here we tell you about the places the gay adventurers visited in the last third of the twentieth century, the colourful characters they met and, most important, the warm friendships they made with locals and with each other. "Carries on from where UP THE KASBAH left off… An informative and highly enjoyable contribution to gay history." (Peter Robins, writer)< Less
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Morocco: A Country Profile By Library of Congress & Federal Research Division
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Capital: Rabat. Major Cities: Morocco’s most populous cities, in order of their population as of 2002, are Casablanca (3,454,000), Salé (849,000), Rabat (668,000), Marrakech (653,000),... More > Fès (643,000), Kenitra (581,000), and Tangier (509,000). Independence: Morocco achieved independence from France on March 2, 1956. Public Holidays: New Year’s Day (January 1), Independence Manifesto (January 11), Labor Day (May 1), Throne Day (July 30), Allegiance of Wadi-Eddahab (August 14), Anniversary of the King’s and People’s Revolution (August 20), Young People’s Day (August 21), Anniversary of the Green March (November 6), Independence Day (November 18), and Muslim holidays, the dates of which vary from year to year according to the Islamic calendar.< Less
Conquistadors of the Red City: The Moroccan Conquest of the Songhay Empire By Comer Plummer III
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Conquistadors of the Red City: The Moroccan Conquest of the Songhay Empire recounts the ambitions of a sixteenth century Moroccan ruler to defy geography and send his army across the Sahara Desert in... More > search of the elusive gold fields of West Africa. In destroying the empire of the Songhay, the Moroccans established a trans-Saharan state, but their quest for riches proved to be futile and ruinous, for themselves and for the entire region. This extraordinary chapter of African history is told through Moroccan and West African chroniclers, as well as Western travelers and hostages at the Moroccan imperial court in Marrakech. Their unique perspectives offer rare insight into one of the most important chapters in the history of early modern Africa, and the precursor of an even more devastating phase of the exploitation of the continent—the Atlantic slave trade.< Less
Conquistadors of the Red City: The Moroccan Conquest of the Songhay Empire By Comer Plummer III
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Conquistadors of the Red City: The Moroccan Conquest of the Songhay Empire recounts the ambitions of a sixteenth century Moroccan ruler to defy geography and send his army across the Sahara Desert in... More > search of the elusive gold fields of West Africa. In destroying the empire of the Songhay, the Moroccans established a trans-Saharan state, but their quest for riches proved to be futile and ruinous, for themselves and for the entire region. This extraordinary chapter of African history is told through Moroccan and West African chroniclers, as well as Western travelers and hostages at the Moroccan imperial court in Marrakech. Their unique perspectives offer rare insight into one of the most important chapters in the history of early modern Africa, and the precursor of an even more devastating phase of the exploitation of the continent—the Atlantic slave trade.< Less
Spa Breaks - The Guide from Pearl Escapes August 2012 By Pearl Howie
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Whether you're a first time or a regular spa visitor it can be hard to choose a new spa to enjoy. Which is why every single spa in this guide has been tried and tested by the author, and only the... More > best are recommended. Pearl has visited some of the world's best spas to see if they are worth their price tags, as well as some of the cheapest (and weirdest) and gives detailed reviews on their facilities, attendants and treatments – as well as just what is included. From Blue Lagoon in Iceland to Thermae Bath Spa, England, from Palais Rhoul in Marrakech to Mandarin Spa, Hong Kong, from Acquapura Thalasso and Spa Centre in Zadar, Croatia to Spa London in Bethnal Green this guide to spa breaks will help you make your spa dreams a reality. As well as the cost of each spa, this guide also gives the actual cost of the whole spa break, including flights and a recommended hotel so you can easily see just how affordable and practical each spa break is.< Less
Spa Breaks - The Guide from Pearl Escapes August 2012 By Pearl Howie
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Whether you're a first time or a regular spa visitor it can be hard to choose a new spa to enjoy. Which is why every single spa in this guide has been tried and tested by the author, and only the... More > best are recommended. Pearl has visited some of the world's best spas to see if they are worth their price tags, as well as some of the cheapest (and weirdest) and gives detailed reviews on their facilities, attendants and treatments – as well as just what is included. From Blue Lagoon in Iceland to Thermae Bath Spa, England, from Palais Rhoul in Marrakech to Mandarin Spa, Hong Kong, from Acquapura Thalasso and Spa Centre in Zadar, Croatia to Spa London in Bethnal Green this guide to spa breaks will help you make your spa dreams a reality. As well as the cost of each spa, this guide also gives the actual cost of the whole spa break, including flights and a recommended hotel so you can easily see just how affordable and practical each spa break is.< Less
Costumbres y tradiciones marroquíes en Viajes por Marruecos de Alí Bey By Mohammed El Hanini
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Estudio comparativo de las costumbres y tradiciones marroquíes del siglo XIX, a través del libro "Viajes por Marruecos" de Ali Bey, seudónimo bajo el que... More > escribía Domingo Badía Leblich, viajero español que se hizo pasar por príncipe musulmán, infiltrándose en Marruecos y redactando sus observaciones.< Less
Costumbres y tradiciones marroquíes en Viajes por Marruecos de Alí Bey By Mohammed El Hanini
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Estudio comparativo de las costumbres y tradiciones marroquíes del siglo XIX, a través del libro "Viajes por Marruecos" de Ali Bey, seudónimo bajo el que... More > escribía Domingo Badía Leblich, viajero español que se hizo pasar por príncipe musulmán, infiltrándose en Marruecos y redactando sus observaciones.< Less
Matabisch By Marc Leon Joye
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Matabisch is het vervolg op de thriller 'Ursus Major'. Ogenschijnlijk banale gebeurtenissen resulteren in onmogelijk geachte terroristische activiteiten. Deze vinden hun oorsprong halfweg de... More > twintigste eeuw toen Europese mogendheden, met een genereus gebaar, hun Afrikaanse koloniën de onafhan-kelijkheid schonken. Dit was buiten de maat van de banken en de internationale handel in koloniale grondstoffen gerekend. Al heel snel namen niets ontziende avonturiers de touwtjes in handen en verdienden fortuinen met hand en spandiensten om de grondstoffen zo profijtig mogelijk te verhandelen. Dat de lokale bevolking in zwarte armoede bleef, deerde hen niet. Ze woonden immers op het zwarte continent. Een halve eeuw na de onafhankelijkheid, strijden de lokale heren om de macht. Dat ze daarbij geholpen worden door de financiers die hun land leegplunderen stoort hen niet. Ze leven in een luxe die hun volk nooit zal kennen.< Less

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