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Essaouira

Where Marrakech is a uniform pink, this sun-beaten town on the Atlantic coast is blue and white. The prosperity of the place peaked in the 18th and 19th centuries, when it was the most important port on the North African coast and a conduit between Europe and the African hinterland. It faded from consciousness in the 20th century, but drew plenty of travelling hippies in the 1960s and early 1970s. Its agreeably languid atmosphere is stirred only in late afternoon when the fishing fleet returns. Essaouira is known as the Wind City because of the constant winds.

1. Ramparts

Essaouira‘s current layout can be traced back to 1765. ...

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