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Jardin Majorelle, Marrakech

By TrevBatWCC    
These are for Isabel (Chinga)! Following her upload of colourful spices, it reminded me of the Souks in Marrakech, and she mentioned about wanting to visit Morocco. So, as promised, shall upload a few images from my holiday there pre-EPZ days!
If you ever get to Marrakech, the Jardin Majorelle is a must place to visit. Just a stone's throw away from the hustle and bustle of the city's traffic, it's so quiet and peaceful. It took French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) forty years of passion and dedication to create this enchanting 2˝ acre botanical garden. In the 1980s, the property was purchased by the fashion designers, Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Bergé who worked to restore it. The garden and villa complex houses the bold cobalt blue coloured Islamic Art Museum of Marrakech & Berber Museums.
All images at that time were taken on my 3.2-megapixel compact Nikon Coolpix as Jpegs, and a good bit of tweaking in Photoshop has helped perk them up!

Many thanks to Isabel (Chinga) for her User Award on my previous upload , most appreciated 🏆👍

Thanks again to everyone for your vote & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 😀👍

Trev 😀

Tags: Morocco Marrakech Museum Gardens Flowers and plants Landscape and travel Jardin Majorelle

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Comments


Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
29 May 2020 11:18AM
Fabulous - I've always wanted to go to Morocco too.
We used to have a Moroccan room in our house but never actually
got there.
In Garden Rescue yesterday the couple wanted a Moroccan theme.
Those blues are glorious.
Love V6.
KateGrin
29 May 2020 11:25AM
Superb set of images Trev.
Geoff
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.3k 2278 United Kingdom
29 May 2020 11:35AM
V5 for its simplicity, and the light...
29 May 2020 11:53AM
Beautiful series, those colours are gorgeous.
Sylvia
29 May 2020 11:54AM
fascinating... love the cacti garden in v.2
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
29 May 2020 1:36PM
A lovely set. Each image has something of interest.
29 May 2020 1:56PM
A wonderful set
saltireblue Plus
10 11.1k 68 Norway
29 May 2020 2:17PM
Love the cacti in v2...
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
29 May 2020 2:35PM
a lovely collection Trev
for me the lead is my winner
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
29 May 2020 3:15PM
Beautiful looking set Trev, with V5 for me please.
Peter
Jasper87 Plus
10 2.6k 158 England
29 May 2020 3:45PM
Beautiful blues, Trev. 3 years before we got there....hope you entered into the tassle twirling! Smile
29 May 2020 5:08PM
An interesting set of images Trev, and what a delightful garden.

Val
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
29 May 2020 6:09PM
Lead shot for the beauty of the tiles and the cool look of the image. V6 and V5 are also very pleasing !!
Excellent travelogue photography Trev...
Isabel GrinGrin
A lovely set Trev, impressive cacti! The lead and V2 are my favourites.
Carol
29 May 2020 10:19PM
Lovely and exotic set Trev, my preference goes to the lead and to V5.

LorySmile
dales Plus
4 11 Australia
31 May 2020 1:23PM
Such a fabulous location Trev , terrific set
Ian
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2020 3:49PM
A terrific set and love the deep blue walls
Ju
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
2 Jun 2020 7:24PM
super set

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