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Friday, October 21, 2011

World Portraits: Deal or No Deal

Marrakesh, Morocco...By far the biggest challenge you'll face in Marrakesh is a shopping trip, as the art of the deal is a way of life in Morocco. Everyone bargains, sometimes over tea or trinkets, and it’s only considered a satisfactory purchase after the bargain is settled upon. The usual practice with tourists is to ask roughly double or even triple an item's true value. How about a little woven Marrakesh treasure in your living room?