The closest major African city to Europe, Tangier was once known as the Pearl of the Mediterranean. Sadly, its reputation today is lackluster, to say the least. It has more than its share of pestering touts and crowded, rundown streets. Nevertheless, we enjoyed the city on our last trip. It's not nearly as interesting as Fez or Marrakesh, but it still has the anything-goes aura that, over the years, has attracted such writers as Paul and Jane Bowles, William Burroughs, Allen Ginsburg and Tenness... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide.
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