Posts Tagged ‘Moroccan art’

The Last Storytellers of Morocco

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Essential reading for visitors to Marrakech! The Last Storytellers is a wonderful new collection of traditional tales from the city that will help visitors understand the culture and mystery of Morocco.

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Flowers of Marrakech: city of colours

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

Though the ancient city of Marrakech has gained its nickname as the ‘red city’ because of the intense shade of red that is used to colour many of the residences here, don’t think that the city can be easily defined by this one colour.

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Street art in the Marrakech Medina

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

From the new town of Guilez to the winding streets of the Medina, street art is a common sight throughout the red city of Marrakech. Just north of the cities famous souk district and a two minute walk from the Riad Star¬†you will discover one piece of art with has become particularly popular among locals […]

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Zellige in the Bahia Palace

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Located in the heart of the Medina, just a five minute walk from Marrakech’s central square is the Bahia Palace. The palace is an enclosed oasis next to the hustle and bustle of the rest of the red city and inside it you will find trickling fountains, orange trees and shaded gardens. Perhaps the most […]

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The Majorelle Gardens: Marrakech’s botanical paradise

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Just a 20 minute walk or a 5 minute taxi ride from the Marrakesh Medina are the Majorelle Gardens (Le Jardin Majorelle). The garden’s were created as a project by the French artist Jacques Majorelle between the 1920’s and 30’s and have grown to become one of Marrakech’s most popular tourist attractions. As I travel […]

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