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Au Revoir to Grand Taxis

In Morocco, locals travel by Grand Taxis, battered but colourful old diesel Mercedes that never let them down.

Government is trying to put these old cars off the street. One should try to understand their cultural significance.
Long betore daybreak, drivers start demisting their cars with cracked windscreens with filthy wads of old newspapers while oil covered mechanics coax weary engines back to life through clouds of blue smoke. Group of travelers huddled together waiting for their rides.

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