Maryam Montague has a way of pulling you directly into her beautiful world.
Images of camels, tribal patterns, and her oasis called Peacock Pavillions all conspire to make absolutely sure that you want to abandon your life and take off for the fabled desert city of Marrakech- immediately!
M.Montague is so much more than a flawless blog and Maryam, its creator, is so much more than a blogger.
Reading her bio, you discover that she has roamed the world (as she says, "No. 1- be a nomad!") from the time she was a little girl, living in places like Cairo, Tunis, Dakar, and Khatmandu. (the names, alone, beg you to come in!) Her love for tribal chic is innate and instinctive, but her eye is that of a trained designer.
When you enter her blog, you are also quite certain that you want to stay a while- a very. long. while. With the skills of a storyteller, this designer/philanthropist/hotelier has created a design oases for those who are weary of the ordinary.
Oasis #1: Peacock Pavillions. She lives here, at the hotel she and her architect husband built, It is likely a place that has inspired a thousand "Moroccan touches" throughout the Continent and North America!
Oasis#2: The blog itself. Gorgeous photography, evocatic prose, and enough content to fuel your fantasies of a Marrakech homemforever.
Oasis #3: -And his might be her most important- Project Soar; an Arts, sports, and fitness program for underprivileged girls and women that empowers them by fueling their sense of community, creativity, and strength.
Weaving inspiration and commerce around her core of tribal chic, this is the blog that will transport you, so set aside some time and click over to her masterpiece of a site.