MARRAKECH, MOROCCO BY NICKY ZIMMERMANN

VIEW NICKY ZIMMERMANN’S TRAVEL DIARY ON WHERE TO EAT, STAY, AND SHOP IN THE VIBRANT CITY OF MARRAKECH, MOROCCO

The road into the Atlas Mountains The road into the Atlas Mountains
A large gold chandelier hangs in the Dar Yacout A large gold chandelier hangs in the Dar Yacout
Where to Explore in Marrakech: The Souks – Visit my favourite Souk, Smata for the slippers; Djemaa El Fna – Visit the market square, see the amazing mosque; Atlas Mountains – Day trip with lunch at Kasbah du Toubkal Where to Explore in Marrakech: The Souks – Visit my favourite Souk, Smata for the slippers; Djemaa El Fna – Visit the market square, see the amazing mosque; Atlas Mountains – Day trip with lunch at Kasbah du Toubkal
Dye pigments in the Medina Dye pigments in the Medina
Wandering the colourful laneways of Marrakech Wandering the colourful laneways of Marrakech
Where to Stay in Marrakech: La Mamounia – A garden oasis in the heart of the city Where to Stay in Marrakech: La Mamounia – A garden oasis in the heart of the city
A thick garden surrounds a bright blue pool on a clear day A thick garden surrounds a bright blue pool on a clear day
Nicky Zimmermann stands in front of a bright orange building with green and blue tiles Nicky Zimmermann stands in front of a bright orange building with green and blue tiles
Marrakech, Morocco – By Nicky Zimmermann Marrakech, Morocco – By Nicky Zimmermann
Rugs, rugs and more rugs in the Medina Rugs, rugs and more rugs in the Medina
Walking the gardens at La Mamounia Walking the gardens at La Mamounia
Nicky Zimmermann browsing the selection in the slipper souk Nicky Zimmermann browsing the selection in the slipper souk
Colourful tiles, Moroccan architecture and large potted plants creates an indoor oasis Colourful tiles, Moroccan architecture and large potted plants creates an indoor oasis
A local woman in bright clothing rests against a wall A local woman in bright clothing rests against a wall
The sun shining onto the hotel room’s balcony The sun shining onto the hotel room’s balcony
The large spa at La Moamounia The large spa at La Moamounia
Where to Eat in Marrakech: Dar Yacout – A Marrakech institution; La Pause – An oasis desert dining; Grand Café De La Poste – French classics, a throwback to colonial times Where to Eat in Marrakech: Dar Yacout – A Marrakech institution; La Pause – An oasis desert dining; Grand Café De La Poste – French classics, a throwback to colonial times
Food stands in one of the many souks Food stands in one of the many souks
Where to Shop in Marrakech: The Souks – Wander through and see what you might find Where to Shop in Marrakech: The Souks – Wander through and see what you might find
A donkey with a colourful rug on its back stands by the base of a mountain A donkey with a colourful rug on its back stands by the base of a mountain
KASBAH DU TOUBKAL KASBAH DU TOUBKAL
A man sells bananas on a large table in the laneways of the souks A man sells bananas on a large table in the laneways of the souks
The sunset over Marrakech leaves the sky in ombre hues The sunset over Marrakech leaves the sky in ombre hues
Fresh oranges Fresh oranges
The vast, oasis like pool of La Mamounia The vast, oasis like pool of La Mamounia
The dinner table at Dar Yacout The dinner table at Dar Yacout
A bright orange wall in a souk A bright orange wall in a souk
A sea of rainbow in the Medina A sea of rainbow in the Medina
KASBAH DU TOUBKAL IN THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS KASBAH DU TOUBKAL IN THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS