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Friday
Jul292011

Faded luxury

Thank goodness that week is over. I seem to find myself musing over holiday getaways on Fridays. I wonder why? I smell rose and musk, orange blossom and exotic spice. Water gurgles and staff whisper just out of earshot. There is  rhythmic music slowly pulsing somewhere in the riad but here in the salon it is cool and dark, peaceful but oh so decadent. From the rooftop terraces the view extends across the city to the Atlas Mountains. Perhaps it's time to sun like a cat by the pool. Life is just too difficult isn't it? Dar Darma in Marrakech via Welcome Beyond.

Reader Comments (10)

Wow! This place looks amazing. So regal x

29 Jul 2011 | Unregistered CommenterClaire

wow, a house for a king! fantastic!

29 Jul 2011 | Unregistered Commenterlouisweeeeeee

We went to Marrakech last year and went up into the Atlas mountains as well...can't remember the name of the hotel, but these shots certainly bring back the memories..thanks :)
Phil

29 Jul 2011 | Unregistered Commenterphilip hendon

I find that this style makes me feel lonely. It says: "You have everything, and you have nothing."

29 Jul 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnne

tadelakt walls make everything better.
Am I the only one who thinks Moroccan is having a design moment?

29 Jul 2011 | Unregistered Commentermbwife

This is so dark and exotic.
@mbwife-Moroccan is forever having a moment in my book!

29 Jul 2011 | Unregistered Commenterhomestilo

What a grand place ! Looks so warm and cozy.

xxLily

29 Jul 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLily

Oh yes, Morocco has been calling to me for years...at some point I'll clasp her hand and allow her to pull me in. :o) ~Sparky

29 Jul 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSparky

It is heavy to present as in the modern world it is possible to live here

30 Jul 2011 | Unregistered Commenterideaoz.ru

This is such a beautiful place.

30 Jul 2011 | Unregistered Commenterbohemia

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