Marrakech is a riot of colour, take a short stroll from your Riad hotel into the Souks and you will be captivated.  The patterns of decoration are also enchanting, in Islam it is forbidden to produce a representation of a living creature, for this reason traditional arabic and Moroccan decoration involves repeating geometric shapes. Our friend Paul has a photographers eye for the Red City’s endless Colours and Patterns recorded in the gallery below.

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Riad Cinnamon and Riad Papillon are perfect getaways for your Marrakech break.