Thursday, November 30, 2006

La Maison Bleue in Fez.

The Fassi family who own and run Maison Bleue must be very happy with the Irish. Today the Belfast Telegraph online edition is running a story that looks at the top ten places to stay around th world - and number one is Maison Bleue in Fez.

As the article says:
The Top 10 Homes From Home

Where can you get an authentic taste of life in your chosen destination?

#1 Moor memories in Morocco

A glass of mint tea rarely appears at La Maison Bleue in Fez without accompaniment from an army of lute-twanging musicians. It is a fitting introduction to the good life, Moroccan style. The property, built in 1915, was the home of the late Sidi Mohammed El Abbadi, a judge and astrologer. Today his grandchildren run it as a guesthouse, offering six atmospheric bedrooms.

Home sweet home: A rich blue zellij mosaic, original cedar doors and stained-glass windows, this is a stylish take on the classic Moorish home. Dine on aromatic lamb tagine served by waiters in pantaloons and babouches as you recline on brocaded divans, with musicians playing in the background.

Read the full story in the Belfast Telegraph.


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