by Marisa Marcantonio

Capturing moments in Marrakesh with my camera, I could not get over the color, elaborate detail work, lush gardens and play of light over it all. There are beautiful hand - crafted details all over Marrakesh- too many to catch everything on film. Lush gardens bursting with color, painted buildings in saturated colors , intricate handwork on any number of surfaces, the amazing light. Just some of the things that made Marrakech magical.

A sunlit doorway at the ice cream pavillion at La Mammounia

The gardens at La Mammounia before sundown

Monochromatic white pierced lanterns hanging in Moor, a French inflected fashion and home boutique in Gueliz

Dinner at La Pause in the desert

The mixed-up boldly patterned tile floors at

Popham Design

The vivid bouganvelia and saturated yellow pots at the divine Majorelle Gardens

The riad Maison D'Arab

Riad Monceau where our small group dinner were held

A carved archway

Pierced lanterns at the entry of the dining room at Maison D'Arab's restaurant, glowing at night

A decorative painted ceiling and elaborate brass lantern at our hotel, The Sofitel