Photo Diary: Morocco

The stunning Ben Youssef Medrasa.

We visited Morocco recently and it won’t come as a surprise to hear it’s a photographer’s paradise. There is design inspiration around every corner. Here’s a diary of images that stood out. Enjoy!

Fantasia Rider
Fantasia Rider
Kitties, kitties, everywhere.
Kitties, kitties, everywhere.
Artist Hassan Hajjaj’s Riad Yima in Marrakesh.
Artist Hassan Hajjaj’s Riad Yima in Marrakesh.
Pool overlooking the port city of Essouaria.
Pool overlooking the port city of Essouaria.
Beautiful zellij tile work at Ben Youssef Madrasa.
Beautiful zellij tile work at Ben Youssef Madrasa.
Camel riding in Essaouria.
Camel riding in Essaouria.
Mail boxes and tile work in Essaouira.
Mail boxes and tile work in Essaouira.
The colorful Taros restaurant overlooking the ocean in Essaouira.
The colorful Taros restaurant overlooking the ocean in Essaouira.
Cactii in the Jardin Majorelle.
Cactii in the Jardin Majorelle.
Rugs for sale in Essaouira.
Rugs for sale in Essaouira.
Marrakesh donkey which made a run for it after we walked by.
Marrakesh donkey which made a run for it after we walked by.
Blue doors keep the evil eye away.
Blue doors keep the evil eye away.
The High Atlas Mountains.
The High Atlas Mountains.
Meat for sale in Imlil.
Meat for sale in Imlil.
Fantasia riders charging.
Fantasia riders charging.
The stunning Jardin Majorelle.
The stunning Jardin Majorelle.
Arch detail in the Ben Youseff Medrasa
Arch detail in the Ben Youseff Medrasa
Artwork by Hassan Hajjaj.
Artwork by Hassan Hajjaj.
Overlooking Essaouira.
Overlooking Essaouira.
Thuya wood jewelry carvers in Essaouira.
Thuya wood jewelry carvers in Essaouira.
Streets of Essaouira.
Streets of Essaouira.
Exotic ingredients for magic potions.
Exotic ingredients for magic potions.
Beach villa ruins in Essaouira
Beach villa ruins in Essaouira
Sweets merchant in the Marrakech souk.
Sweets merchant in the Marrakech souk.
Boats in the harbor of Essaouira.
Boats in the harbor of Essaouira.
Magical tunnels leading to mysterious places.
Magical tunnels leading to mysterious places.
Zellij tile – stunning!
Zellij tile – stunning!
Sleeping kitten.
Sleeping kitten.
Colorful aromatic spices.
Colorful aromatic spices.
Mosque in Marrakesh.
Mosque in Marrakesh.
Yves Saint Laurent’s yearly “Love” artwork at the Jardin Majorelle.
Yves Saint Laurent’s yearly “Love” artwork at the Jardin Majorelle.
Colorful doorway in Essaouira.
Colorful doorway in Essaouira.
Call to prayer in Marrakesh.
Call to prayer in Marrakesh.
Ancient walled city of Essaouira.
Ancient walled city of Essaouira.
Fish vendor in Essaouira.
Fish vendor in Essaouira.
Riding camels in Essaouira.
Riding camels in Essaouira.
The stunning Ben Youssef Medrasa.
The stunning Ben Youssef Medrasa.
Overlooking Marrakesh.
Overlooking Marrakesh.
Shells for sale in Essaouira.
Shells for sale in Essaouira.
Walls of Essaouira.
Walls of Essaouira.
Our room at the Riad Dix Neuf la Ksour in Marrakesh.
Our room at the Riad Dix Neuf la Ksour in Marrakesh.
Gorgeous riad doors everywhere.
Gorgeous riad doors everywhere.
Magical Jardin Majorelle.
Magical Jardin Majorelle.

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