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Tangier, Morocco

Samir Daoudi on how to vacation like Elizabeth Taylor and where to eat lamb-brain sandwiches.

interview by AIDA ALAMI

TANGIER HAS KNOWN many masters. After its establishment over 2,000 years ago, the Moroccan city perched on the Strait of Gibraltar, just 17 miles south of Spain, served as a key trading post for a parade of imperial powers, including the Phoenicians, Romans, and Portuguese. This diverse colonial past left its mark. In the 20th century, Tangier’s reputation as a cultural melting pot—as well as

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