Peter Bargh

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June 5th, 2006

Sony Alpha 100 launch – Marrakech

Sony Alpha 100 was  launched to UK journalists in Marrakech, Morocco. We flew over from London to Marrakech on  BA 6918. ( Seat 24C)

Sony arranged a few professional photographers to assist – these included the Magnum photographer Chris Steele-Perkins who was in my group.

Our first night was in luxury tents in a Desert Encampment nr Kasbah Agafay with Moroccan salads, lemon Chicken Tagine, vegetable Couscous, orange salad and wine. Following morning we had a Jeep transfer to our hotel Palmaraie Golf Palace where the press conference was in the Cristal room.

Breakfast by the pool at Le Grand Bleu restaurant, and lunch at Dar Rhizlane  Excursions include Les Deux Tours tour of Ochre City, Majorelle Gardens and Jemaa El -Fna, Placen the Riad and the souks. We also did Terres D’Amanar walking tour and spent an evening at Nikki Beach

Hosts
Paul Genge, Amie Lake, Chris Steele-Perkins

Press
Peter Bargh, Ben Birchall, William Cheung