Color Me Blue, Majorelle Blue, in Marrakech

Lush. Cool. Blue. It the middle of Marrakech’s torrid heat and swirling chaos is a place best described as an oasis by those three short words above. The¬†Jardin Majorelle, or Majorelle Garden, was built as the private residence of painter Jacques Majorelle in the early 1920’s in a beautiful mix of Art Deco, Cubist and…

Jemaa el-Fna Square, Marrakech

One of the best and worst parts of Marrakech is Jemaa el-Fna square, right at the very center of the city. It’s chaotic and crazy. In the daytime it’s practically a barren wasteland of wide open space with only the juice stands and herb sellers to keep you company. But come late afternoon, the carts…