Sudan’s capital Khartoum is the gift of not one but two Niles—the White and the Blue—at whose meeting point arose a three-part metropolis.
“If you imagine French cuisine as a tree,” says food historian Emmanuel Perrodin, “the leaves are in Paris, but the roots reside in Marseille”—fed by 2,600 years of migrations from the Mediterranean and beyond.
He wrote the first book in English by an author of Indian origin and opened London’s first Indian restaurant, but he is remembered most along England’s south coast for his therapeutic steam baths.
From Lawrence of Arabia in the ‘60s to Star Wars in the ‘70s to Game of Thrones last year, Ouarzazate is where it’s at for film and TV shoots— more than 100 a year—and it’s home to North Africa’s newest film festival.
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