The historic Hotel Continental perched above the port in the old medina of Tangier. It was used for some scenes in the film of Paul Bowles' book The Sheltering Sky.
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- The historic Hotel Continental perched above the port in the old medina of Tangier. It was used for some scenes in the film of Paul Bowles' book The Sheltering Sky.
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