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Gipsy Kings: Let's Do The Shoe Right Here!

Mat Snow, Q, January 1990

IN THE PLAIN of the Camargue, where the Rhone feeds into the Mediterranean, lies the small but distinguished town of Arles Settled by the Ancient Greeks and then the Romans, who built an amphitheatre, an aqueduct and baths which remain an attraction-to this day, Arles added in the 12th century the church of St Trophime, whose Romanesque-Provencal cloisters have been described as "fine" and its portals judged "remarkable.

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