Magical Marrakesh……….

I’m so in love with Marrakesh!

It was my second trip and it most definitely will not be my last.  Just everything about it is inspiring…

From the shopping…

 To the architecture…

To the food…

And especially the magical Peacock Pavilions

I thought I’d died and gone to heaven. Truly.

But most of all I was inspired by this most incredible woman and I feel privileged to have been able to know her a little better…

You can read more about her here.

Oh, and did I mention that Arianna and I made a whole bunch of new friends?

More on that to follow…

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15 Comments

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    Andi of My Beautiful Adventures

    June 14, 2011

    Talk about a trip of a lifetime!!!

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    Leanne

    June 3, 2011

    hey there, loved your blog! when did you go to marrakesh? You see, I am going tomorrow for the first time and I don’t really know what to expect.. people are saying that can be dangerous as a woman.. what are your opinions/ advice? thanks 🙂 xx

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      deardesigner

      June 3, 2011

      I wasn’t travelling alone so not sure I can give that much advice. Be sensible. Dress with respect, don’t go anywhere alone, stick to the main streets and keep valuables out of sight. Same advice as for anywhere really. Have a lovely time – it’s a fab city and you will love it.

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    Tara Bradford

    June 1, 2011

    Such fun! Glad you got to spend some time with Maryam and her lovely part of the world.

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      deardesigner

      June 1, 2011

      Maryam is an incredible woman, I was so happy to meet her. Looking forward to meeting you too Tara. Next week should be fun!

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    Splendid Willow

    May 31, 2011

    Hi my friend,

    It looks like you had a fantastic time in Marrakesh! I have actually been there once, and I remember (with horror!) how someone placed a snake on my shoulder when visiting that old Medina ? market!

    Warm hugs to you – I am on your side of the planet – in Stockholm!

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    Debra Finn

    May 31, 2011

    One word. Jealous!

    Glad you had fun though, it looks gorgeous, I’ll definitely have to add it to my list of must see destinations.

    Dx

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    Daniel Nelson

    May 30, 2011

    That looks so incredibly lovely. I am really jealous. You look like you did so much and loved it!
    That last photo could be our new group shot! 😉

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      deardesigner

      May 31, 2011

      It was amazing! Not sure about using the last one as a group shot Daniel. That camel looks nothing like you! 🙂

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    Heather

    May 30, 2011

    Wow, that looks so great – I had no idea Marrakesh was so beautiful! The image (Tombeaux Saabiens) is staggering – the detail and workings are all in silver, right? Amazing. I also love the interior shot of Peacock Pavilions. Of course, I really must see more…

    I’m so pleased that you both had a enjoyed, I bet time flew by…x

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      deardesigner

      May 30, 2011

      Thanks Heather. I have so many more photographs that I want to share, especially of Peacock Pavilions. Another post I think….xx

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    Maryam in Marrakech

    May 30, 2011

    Oh my goodness, this is the loveliest post! Thank you ever so much Carole! We absolutely loved having you at Peacock Pavilions and can’t wait until you come back!

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      deardesigner

      May 30, 2011

      You are so welcome Maryam. Thank you for a wonderful week. xx

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    Arianna

    May 29, 2011

    What a fab holiday so many wonderful memories! An inspiring place with inspiring people! Love the photo of us Carole 🙂

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    MochaSarah

    May 29, 2011

    The pictures are stunning – such inspiring architecture and interiors. It looks like you had an incredible time.

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