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Bahia Palace

Built in the 1890’s by a powerful grand vizier, the Bahia Palace in Marrakech isn’t particularly large, but its interior decoration of zellij tiling, stucco plaster-work and carved/painted cedar-wood is nevertheless beautiful. 47 more words


Morocco: Bahia Palace in Marrakech

Sometime in the 1860s, the Grand Visier Si Moussa employed Moroccan artisans to begin building this beautiful (La Bahia) edifice.



Hands down the best thing about Marrakech is its labyrinth of a medina and countless souks selling wares of every description.

Honestly I was afraid to wander too far from my group while I was here in fear that a few turns would just lead me deeper in since the stalls really seem to never end in some areas! 550 more words


My Moroccan Playground: Marrakech

Marrakech is world-known as a historic and energetic outpost at the door of the Sahara Desert, offering travelers a hearty taste of what Morocco has to offer. 391 more words

Lace walls

Posted in response to the Daily Post weekly photo challenge ‘Wall’

We were lucky enough to visit the exquisite Bahia Palace in Marrakesh on our brief trip to Morocco a few years ago.   40 more words



BAHIA PALACE is one of the most important palace in Marrakesh and it’s situated in the old Jewish quarter of the Medina, called The Mellah. 101 more words


On to Marrakech

The next morning after our breakfast buffet,

we met our guide and driver for a half-day tour of Casablanca. We started off with a visit to the grand mosque named after Hassan II. 782 more words