Welcome to Cafe Clock

28/02/2010
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Welcome to Cafe Clock

Café Clock has hands ticking rhythms to multiplying metronomes. The Clock Crew are behind the mechanics and after restoring the 250 year old courtyard house they have brought to Fez a cultural zone that we are all desperate to set our watches to. Musicians, thinkers, performers, lovers, restorers, teachers, travellers national international are walking...

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Clock Kitchen Cooking School

01/02/2010
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Clock Kitchen Cooking School

Clock Kitchen is here to help you gain access to and intensify your sensory experience of Morocco! From recipe to souk, through preparation to plate, Clock Kitchen, located in the gastronomic capital of Fez, will chaperone you every step of the way. This special...

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Morocco a feast for the senses and soul

22/04/2014
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Morocco a feast for the senses and soul

Travelling through the Morocco desert on a camel train is a tranquil experience for reader Joan Thompson, with shadows and light playing on the sand inspiring a sense of awe. Our trip to Morocco, where we went with an Intrepid Adventure travel group, began...

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Sufi festival inspires young Moroccans

21/04/2014
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Sufi festival inspires young Moroccans

The Fes Festival of Sufi Culture, which runs through Saturday (April 19th) in Morocco’s spiritual capital, is more than just entertainment. At a time of growing fundamentalism and radicalism, Sufi...

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Moroccan King Congratulates Algerian President on Re-election

21/04/2014
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Moroccan King Congratulates Algerian President on Re-election

Rabat  –  HM King Mohammed VI sent a congratulation letter to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika following his re-election to the presidency of his country.    In this letter, the...

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Clock Culture this week 21st March -27th April

20/04/2014
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Clock Culture this week 21st March -27th April

Workshops Cooking School Learn to cook traditional Moroccan food in the heart of the medina with Clock Kitchen. Tour the food markets like a local before preparing a fantastic...

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Fez Sufi Music Festival

16/04/2014
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Fez Sufi Music Festival

The Sufi Cultural Festival is an 8-day celebration that takes place each April within the imperial city of Fes to honor Sufi music and spirituality. The Festival brings together religious leaders...

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Hassan Hakmoun’s new album evokes the sounds of Morocco

15/04/2014
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Hassan Hakmoun’s new album evokes the sounds of Morocco

Hassan Hakmoun grew up in the world of gnawa — a people and culture that came to Morocco by way of West Africa. Gnawa music and dance are often...

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Discovering Africa: Berbers, Bags and Business

15/04/2014
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Discovering Africa: Berbers, Bags and Business

Abury sells luxury bags from its Berlin boutique and in fashionable shops everywhere but its success is the result of a business model designed to strengthen relationships with small...

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Fish With Morocco in Mind

07/04/2014
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Fish With Morocco in Mind

Moroccan baked fish with onions. CreditFred R. Conrad/The New York Times   n Morocco, fish is fried, grilled or simmered, just as it is everywhere else, but there is this...

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Historic Marrakech bids to become an artistic hotspot

01/04/2014
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Historic Marrakech bids to become an artistic hotspot

Max Boutfathal’s Madonna 207, outside the Badi Palace Earlier this month the Marrakech Biennale drew a sizeable crowd to its opening in the magnificent remains of the 16th Century...

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Morocco has Africa’s highest internet penetration rate

27/03/2014
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Morocco has Africa’s highest internet penetration rate

  Morocco has Africa’s highest internet penetration rate, with more than half the country connected to the internet, an analysis conducted by real estate company Lamudi has revealed. Lamudi...

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Moroccan artwork highlights traditions of Eastern women

25/03/2014
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Moroccan artwork highlights traditions of Eastern women

Courtesy of Lalla Essaydi By Rachel Kenney | Contributing writer Prepare for the East to be brought to West Campus: Lalla Essaydi, the world-renowned Moroccan multimedia artist is coming...

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Morocco Sees Record 2013 Tourism; 10M Visitors

19/03/2014
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Morocco Sees Record 2013 Tourism; 10M Visitors

In 2013, a record-breaking 10 million tourists visited Morocco, whose beaches, exotic cities and pristine mountains are popular among Europeans, relies on tourism for 10 percent of its GDP,...

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Shining a Spotlight on Arab Artists, Fotofest Biennial Opens in Houston

17/03/2014
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Shining a Spotlight on Arab Artists, Fotofest Biennial Opens in Houston

Hassan Hajjaj M. Metallic lambda on 3 mm white dibond The 15th Biennial Fotofest in Houston provides a counterpoint to many of the contemporary art fairs underway around the...

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Maghreb Countries Unite at Berlin Tourism Convention

12/03/2014
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Maghreb Countries Unite at Berlin Tourism Convention

  Tourism professionals from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya this week showcased Maghreb products and attractions to the world’s largest travel trade fair. Morocco participated in the International Tourism...

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Berber Singers Test Limits of Post-Revolution Arab States

04/03/2014
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Berber Singers Test Limits of Post-Revolution Arab States

A month after Muammar Qaddafi’s regime collapsed, Dania Ben Sasi swept onto a makeshift stage in the west Libyan town of Zuwara and filled its streets with songs in...

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It’s who you know! Hollywood filmmaker Sanaa Hamri on her mentors

03/03/2014
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It’s who you know! Hollywood filmmaker Sanaa Hamri on her mentors

Music video and film director Sanaa Hamri moved to New York with dreams of making it big as an actress. But like so many others, she found herself struggling...

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Marrakech Clock Opens with Night of Storytelling

28/02/2014
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Marrakech Clock Opens with Night of Storytelling

Cafe Clock Marrakech’s grand opening, last night, featured Traditional al-Halqa Storytelling, gnawa music and almond milkshakes for all.  Clock’s traditional al-Halqa storytelling was inaugurated by Richard Hamilton, author of The...

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Uulululululullululyouyouyouyoouu!

28/02/2014
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Uulululululullululyouyouyouyoouu!

Fassi Female Craftmakers Fête and Exposé Artisanal & International Women’s Day, March 8th There is an exciting arts and development project coming out of the heart of Fez launched last month...

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by the light of a Saharan moon

25/02/2014
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by the light of a Saharan moon

Once inside the dunes, all there was to see in any direction was their rolling cascades The Cleo crunched its way along the dirt road, its headlights wincing up...

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King Mohammed VI Arrives In Côte D’Ivoire

24/02/2014
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King Mohammed VI Arrives In Côte D’Ivoire

  Abidjan – King Mohammed VI arrived on Sunday in Abidjan, coming from Mali, for a working and friendship visit in Côte d’Ivoire.   At the Félix Houphouët-Boigny airport, the...

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Justin Timberlake To Open Morocco’s Mawazine Music Fest

20/02/2014
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Justin Timberlake To Open Morocco’s Mawazine Music Fest

Justin Timberlake will be the opening act of Morocco’s 13th Mawazine World Rhythms Festival held annually in Rabat. The world music extravaganza features local artists and international acts which in past...

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Morocco Is Making The Most Of Its Status As A ‘Secure’ Tourist Destination

20/02/2014
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Morocco Is Making The Most Of Its Status As A ‘Secure’ Tourist Destination

Marrakech’s Djemaa El Fna square by night.  Photo: Procsilas . - See more at: http://moroccoonthemove.com/2014/02/19/morocco-making-status-secure-tourist-destination-ibtimes/#sthash.keS9yldE.dpuf As tourism declines in Egypt, Morocco has been making the most of its status as a...

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Moroccan King visits Mali to bolster diplomatic initiative in Africa

19/02/2014
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Moroccan King visits Mali to bolster diplomatic initiative in Africa

BAMAKO – Morocco’s King Mohammed VI was due to land in Mali Tuesday for a five-day tour to support the country’s peace process, with Rabat aiming to wrest the...

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Morocco exhibits rare Middle Eastern literary works

18/02/2014
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Morocco exhibits rare Middle Eastern literary works

The National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco is tracing the journey of the great scholars of the medieval Muslim world through a collection of works never before exhibited....

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Youth Olympic Games athlete flying the flag!

17/02/2014
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Youth Olympic Games athlete flying the flag!

©Getty Images 08/02/2014 At just 17 years old, Adam Lamhamedi had already made history. At the first-ever Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012, the young Moroccan alpine...

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Cafe Clock Marrakech’s Apprentice Storytellers

16/02/2014
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Cafe Clock Marrakech’s Apprentice Storytellers

Beginning on March 27th from 17h to 19h Cafe Clock Marrakech presents Jema el Fna’a storytelling in Arabic and in English.  Ahmed Ezzaghani, a retired storytelling master who has regaled crowds...

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Morocco Synagogue Gets Spruce Up

14/02/2014
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Morocco Synagogue Gets Spruce Up

An historic synagogue in Essaouira, Morocco is to be refurbished in a joint project with the German Foreign Ministry. It will be the second synagogue to be restored under...

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In Marrakesh, Art by Churchill

13/02/2014
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In Marrakesh, Art by Churchill

La MamouniaA photograph of Winston Churchill painting from the exhibit at the La Mamounia hotel. La Mamounia, the upscale hotel in Marrakesh, Morocco, is hosting an art exhibition in its...

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Kesh Angels

11/02/2014
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Kesh Angels

“Kesh Angels” (2010). The New Yorker, Photograph: Hassan Hajjaj   This week’s issue of the magazine includes a photograph from Hassan Hajjaj’s series “ ’Kesh Angels.” Hajjaj, who is fifty-three, was...

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Artists urge reopening Moroccan-Algerian border

05/02/2014
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Artists urge reopening Moroccan-Algerian border

A group of Moroccan and Algerian artists were united on the set of Moubachara Maakom (Live with You) broadcast by 2M last Wednesday (January 29th) to discuss national, social,...

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Ramon Bachmann: Clock Artist in Residence

01/02/2014
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Ramon Bachmann: Clock Artist in Residence

Café Clock introduces the talented artist who has adorned two walls of the new Café Clock in the Marrakech Kasbah with his original work. Ramón Bachmann is a Swiss...

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Clock Phone is out of Service

31/01/2014
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Clock Phone is out of Service

We inform our clients that Cafe Clock phone is temporarily out of service. If you need to call regarding this evening try Kamal on 06.60.81.50.78, or Khalid on 06.71.97.48.35....

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Morocco Takes the Long View on Green Growth

31/01/2014
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Morocco Takes the Long View on Green Growth

In a region that has recently come to be associated with social upheaval and anemic growth, Morocco often stands out as an exception.  Over the last decade the country...

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Sara Grove and Tyson Hale will now be offering yoga classes at Café Clock.

28/01/2014
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Sara Grove and Tyson Hale will now be offering yoga classes at Café Clock.

     Six years ago, Tyson and Sara began practicing yoga as a way to manage stress and bring peace and relaxation into their week. Since then, they have used...

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First Training Session with the Storyteller Apprentices

27/01/2014
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First Training Session with the Storyteller Apprentices

Café Clock’s three apprentice storytellers came together for the first time on Sunday with master storyteller, Ahmed, to begin their training.  I was embarrassed to arrive five minutes late...

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Essaouira: The new in-place in Morocco

27/01/2014
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Essaouira: The new in-place in Morocco

A YOUTH sits on the walls of Essaouira. Photo: BEN G. FRANK “A northeast wind, a cloudless sky, a glowing sun.”That’s what a British Consul wrote about Essaouira, 100 years...

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Clock Marrakech Chef Shares Kitchen Secrets

25/01/2014
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Clock Marrakech Chef Shares Kitchen Secrets

Café Clock’s upcoming opening will feature a menu created by head chef Tariq Hadine.  Tariq supported owner Mike Richardson in opening Café Clock in Fez six-and-a half years ago...

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On Foot in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco

22/01/2014
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On Foot in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco

There’s nothing like a remote trek through Morocco to help you find freedom and peace of mind…especially when the day ends with Berber whiskey and a delicious lamb tagine....

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Ethnic Moroccan beauty pageant won by 19-year-old

21/01/2014
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Ethnic Moroccan beauty pageant won by 19-year-old

Asmaa Sarah, 19, was crowned Miss Amazigh 2014 in Agadir. (Al Arabiya) By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Saturday, 18 January 2014 Asmaa Sarah, 19, who hails from...

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Morocco through, Uganda out

21/01/2014
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Morocco through, Uganda out

Iajour Mouhssine came off the bench to score a decisive goal which put Morocco through to the quarterfinals of the CAF African Nations Championships with their 3-1 defeat over...

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Eid Mawlid Mubarak

14/01/2014
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Eid Mawlid Mubarak

On the Occasion of  The celebration of the birth of Our Prophet Mohamed ( Salla Allaho Alayhi Wa SAllam) , Cafe Clock of wishes a happy and blessed Aid...

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Ronaldo wins the 2013 FIFA Ballon D’or

14/01/2014
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Ronaldo wins the 2013 FIFA Ballon D’or

  During gala at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland, Ronaldo was awarded the 2013 Ballon D’or. The Portuguese international has garnered more votes than his rivals, Frank Ribéry and Leo...

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Morocco Berbers mark New Year, call for public holiday

13/01/2014
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Morocco Berbers mark New Year, call for public holiday

Rabat (AFP) – Thirty months after winning official recognition for their ancient Amazigh-language in a new constitution, Morocco’s Berbers are pushing for January 13, when they celebrate their New...

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Green Growth in Morocco will Protect Environment, Create Jobs

07/01/2014
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Green Growth in Morocco will Protect Environment, Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC — A US$300 million loan will promote revenue diversification in rural Morocco, improve the management of natural resources, and encourage a shift towards low carbon growth. The...

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Morocco’s off-the-beaten track attractions

06/01/2014
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Morocco’s off-the-beaten track attractions

  Hassan Tower, Rabat By Tara Stevens 8:00AM GMT 05 Jan 2014 With all the appeal of an exotic destination, yet accessible by a short-haul flight, Morocco is a...

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Art Exhibition to Support Social Development in Marrakech

03/01/2014
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Art Exhibition to Support Social Development in Marrakech

Ben Salah, Médina Exhibition Theatre Royal, Boulevard Mohammed VI, Marrakech  January, 8-12 www.lucinda-arundell.com   About the exhibition: Lucinda Arundell, a resident of the Ben Salah neighbor of the Marrakech medina...

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Happy New Year 2014

01/01/2014
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Happy New Year 2014

Cafe Clock team wishes you a happy new year, and hopes that it will be a year of happiness, peace and success.

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happy Christmas to All

25/12/2013
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happy Christmas to All

  We hope that you’ve accomplished everything you’ve set your mind on during that past year. If not, let 2014 be the year of your personal success. We wish...

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King Mohammed VI Offers Reception in Honor of Raja Casablanca

25/12/2013
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King Mohammed VI Offers Reception in Honor of Raja Casablanca

  Casablanca – King Mohammed VI offered, on Tuesday in Casablanca royal palace, a reception in honor of members of the Raja Club Athletic football team. On this occasion, the...

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The Legend of St. Nicholas

24/12/2013
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The Legend of St. Nicholas

The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back hundreds of years to a monk named St. Nicholas. It is believed that Nicholas was born sometime around 280 A.D....

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