Inside the madness of the Medina, Marrakesh, Morocco
Apr11

Inside the madness of the Medina, Marrakesh, Morocco

El Fna Square, Marrakesh, Morocco Marrakesh Either love it or hate it, Marrakesh is certainly colourful, odorous and completely mad.  The Medina is made up of a labrynth of narrow streets and souks within the ancient walled city, with the massive Jemaa El Fna Square in the middle.  I wanted to stay in the Medina as I wanted a more authentic stay rather than in an upmarket hotel on the outskirts of the city.  I also wanted to stay in a...

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Yves St Laurent Majorelle Gardens, Marrakesh
Sep07

Yves St Laurent Majorelle Gardens, Marrakesh

Yves St Laurent Majorelle Gardens, Marrakesh Yves St Laurent’s Majorelle Gardens The Majorelle Gardens are an absolute oasis in the middle of mad Marrakesh, covering an area of 12 acres of botanical plants and buildings painted bright electric cobalt blue to offset the lush green of the plants.  The gardens were designed in the 1920’s and 1930’s by French artist Jacques Majorelle during colonial times when Morocco...

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