Hello Little Borrowers! I am back, after a wonderful trip to Morocco last week. I met my other Mum Mit in Marrakech where we spent 2 fabulous days, before heading West to Essouira on the coast.
On the first day, we decided to take a refreshing walk in the Jardin Majorelle, the garden, designed by Jacques Majorelle in 1947, was then bought over by Pierre Berge and Yves Saint Laurent as a present for the city of Marrakech and a sanctuary for them. YSL loved to spend time there and get some inspiration, I can understand why, the place is gorgeous, full of palm trees, cactus and pretty birds. The walls and the one building in the garden are blue, which clashes beautifully with the green and yellow of the plants.
The place is peaceful and you forget that you are in busy, hot and dusty Marrakech. In the bassin, the waterlillies offer a little bit of shade to the frogs and turtles.
In the middle of the garden is a memorial for YSL. And a bit further is a little room with posters of the Happy New Year cards he used to sent, always inspired by the garden, full of colours, on the theme of LOVE and...his dog!
Clothes-wise, I had to think about heat and respect of the culture, which is why I bought this maxi dress before I left and only took longish skirts and nothing too revealing!
I will tell you about our crazy afternoon in the souks and aperitif in the Palace La Mamounia in another post, then If you behave well I will show you Essaouira and of course, my shopping ;)