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Provence Photo Gallery
Photographs by Catherine Karnow
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I loved the Arab Quarter of Marseille," says Karnow. "The city has a real joie de vivre, which you see in these laughing boys." An international port city since its founding by ancient Greek mariners, Marseille has a large Muslim population (some 200,000) and a long history of multiculturalism—which may have helped spare it from much of the recent unrest in France.

Read more about this region of France in "Insiders Provence," in Traveler's April 2006 issue.


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