Travel Blogs from Erg Chebbi, Morocco

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Camel Caravans, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Camel Caravans

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... the way we passed many shops selling various rocks and fossils. About 45 minutes prior to our destination, "Auberge Yasmin", a riad near Erg Chebbi (not far from the Algerian border), we left the paved highway to travel on "hammada" or stony desert, a ...

Sahara Desert, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Sahara Desert

A travel blog entry by glenn_christie

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... had eaten so far in Morocco! Now we headed to Merzouga - our highlight, to the sand dunes of the Sahara desert called Erg Chebbi. Counting down the kilometres to Merzouga - the nearest town to the sand dunes, we suddenly turned off the road and began ...

Desert Ships, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Desert Ships

A travel blog entry by sharkita

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... are on top, a bit worrying at first, but we soon got into the rhythm as they strode out into the massive sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, The sun was going down throwing huge shadows of the dunes across the desert. We arrived at our camp after dark, God knows ...

To the Sahara, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

To the Sahara

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

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... to ride on camels. I was excited about the desert but a bit hesitant about the camels. Getting from Fes to our destination of Erg Chebbi involved the longest day’s drive of the tour. Sitting in the driver’s seat, Ibrahim was subjected to a lot ...

The Berber way of life..., Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

The Berber way of life...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... tea and coffee were being prepared before our ride back to the kasbah for breakfast. Our jouney in the largest dunes of the Sahara, Erg Chebbi, was coming to a close. Although the experience never made it on my list, I'm so glad Steve took the time to ...

Midelt and the Sahara, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Midelt and the Sahara

A travel blog entry by antipodean

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... Arabic and more of the Islam religion. The town was developed by the French in the early 1900s, and is also known as Morocco's little Switzerland. Anne swears it looks just like Chicago in autumn! We stopped in the mid Atlas mountains to find the only ...

'Beber'ing the Sahara, Merzouga, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

'Beber'ing the Sahara

A travel blog entry by amber

... old men who we had no other way of communicating, giving up in the end and instead showing them pictures of other places in Morocco. On arriving to Rissani, we quickly dodged oncoming touts, and managed in our basic arabic to find out whedre to catch a ...

The Tour, Morocco, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

The Tour, Morocco

A travel blog entry by andrewbray

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... place had dinner and breakfast which were provided as part of our tour. They even had some beer which is a little harder to find in Morocco since it it is an Islamic country.      We got going at 7 the next morning and our first ...

the long drive to Erg Chebbi dunes & camel riding, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

the long drive to Erg Chebbi dunes & camel riding

A travel blog entry by chooklotto

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... and all ate our goodies.   More driving we turned off the road at Merzouga and drove along the ungraded road to the Erg Chebbi dunes - an amazingly huge pile of sun burnt orange dunes - what a sight!    We passed a heap of camels ...

A Night in the Desert, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

A Night in the Desert

A travel blog entry by heathalessleofo

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... Algeria, which could be seen in the distance beyond an area of no man’s land patrolled by the Moroccan army.  Algeria and Morocco are not friends and the border has been closed for some years.  No one is allowed to go closer than this. A ...

Drive to the dunes, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Drive to the dunes

A travel blog entry by heathalessleofo

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... table, plate after plate at the same time, covering every inch of the table.  We’ve noticed this often in Morocco.  Hopefully they feed the leftovers to the camels because they tend to bring vast quantities of food, and seemingly the same ...

Ships of the desert, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Ships of the desert

A travel blog entry by debbie.chung

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Left for our cycle straight after breakfast at Tazarine. It was a lovely morning and the scenery flat, arid and desolate - rocky outcrops with the odd Acacia tree and thorny desert shrubs. For most of our 50 km ride, the scenery remained unchanged. ...

Even deeper in the desert, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Even deeper in the desert

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... about 4 would be plenty for the next couple of days we headed south towards Rissani, Merzouga and Erg Chebbi. Rissani looks an attractive town but signage is not too great and we ended up having to do a u-turn in a ...

Aug 16, 1999, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Aug 16, 1999

A travel blog entry by moniqueb

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Erg Chebbi back to Fes, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Erg Chebbi back to Fes

A travel blog entry by whelan_89

Up at the crack of dawn this morning to watch the sun rise over the dunes whilst on our camels. The alarm is set for 4:30 so we have had about 2 hours sleep. The sunset was amazing and it's crazy how hit it gets so quickly!!! With no shower and no change ...

een heel korte update... met 5 letters per minuut, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

een heel korte update... met 5 letters per minuut

A travel blog entry by nicole_hamakers

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Bijna aan het eind van de vakantie kunnen we even op internet.Alleen gaat dit erg traag.Dus het word een kort stukje.Alles gaat prima hier. Het is mooier en gevarieerder dan gedacht. Groetjes Han en ...

Tea in the Sahara (by Fritz), Tanamouste, Morocco travel blog

Tea in the Sahara (by Fritz)

A travel blog entry by kuhnglobaleyes

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... the music.  After that, we hit the hay. I absolutely adored the Sahara and would definitely recommend it to anyone going to Morocco.  One of my favorite parts was just hanging out and playing games in the tent with our guide Abdul, who I became ...

Jan 15, 2010, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Jan 15, 2010

A travel blog entry by mattandteegs

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deserto..., Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

deserto...

A travel blog entry by wandergal

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arriviamo a Rissani in mattinata e troviamo Moha - la nopstra guida per l'escursione nel deserto di qst notte. pranzo con pizza berbera e riposino pomeridiano in una casa di fanbgo alle porte delle dune. temperature oltre i 50. verso le 19 partiamo sui ...

Sahara Desert and more!, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Sahara Desert and more!

A travel blog entry by bibi64

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... headed off from our remote villa on the outskirts of the palm valley near Skoura bright and early and started heading towards the Erg Chebbi Dunes in the Sahara Desert! We of course drove past so many amazing sights, absolutely breathtaking, too many to ...

Into the desert, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Into the desert

A travel blog entry by tsjackson

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... off in the distance.  We quickly left the cold, brisk mountain air and entered the dry, sparse land that is the eastern Morocco.  We were headed for the Sahara.  Although only a small portion lies in Morocco, it would be my first glimpse ...

Erg Chebbi dunes, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Erg Chebbi dunes

A travel blog entry by la-vie-de-suz

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From west to east of Morocco, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

From west to east of Morocco

A travel blog entry by lea_uros

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... peščena zemlja in sem in tja kak grmiček. In nato jih zagledamo, out of nowhere, prave rdečkaste visoke sipine Erg Chebbi…edine rdeče Sahare v Afriki…sploh se ne da opisati, kako so res lepe…Tam nas že ...

Erg Chebbi, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Erg Chebbi

A travel blog entry by iainabroad

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Arrived in Merzouga at 6 AM after a 12-hour night bus, and was pleased to discover my auberge was called 'le petit prince'. Hiked up a 150m sand dune and napped in exhaustion at the top. Rode a camel with an attitude into a desert camp at the foot of ...

Oases, the Ziz and Saharan sleepover, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Oases, the Ziz and Saharan sleepover

A travel blog entry by chagger1

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... to sizeable dunes colouring up in the late afternoon light. A string of camels sitting patiently to the side.These were the famous Erg Chebbi dunes; edge of the mighty Sahara. Nearby once was the end of one of the legendary trans-Saharan trade routes ...

A night in the Sahara, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

A night in the Sahara

A travel blog entry by leone_and_mike

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... for an hour long ride through the dunes of the Sahara desert to a desert camp. Our camp was at the beginning of the Erg Chebbi dunes and the views as we were riding were amazing - rolling dunes of a beautiful orange gold colour and so peaceful. The ...

Tea in the Sahara (by Vienna and Mommy), Tanamouste, Morocco travel blog

Tea in the Sahara (by Vienna and Mommy)

A travel blog entry by kuhnglobaleyes

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... which we were trekking): 1) "Sahara Desert" is actually redundant since “Sahara” means “desert.” 2) The dunes of Erg Chebbi reach a height of up to 150 meters. They span an area of 26 kilometers from north to south and ...

Hot Spring and Desert Time, Erg Chebbi, Morocco travel blog

Hot Spring and Desert Time

A travel blog entry by rdkflaherty

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... was bumpy and Caleb loved it - the shocks on our 4Runner were good. Ten minutes later we pulled up to the edge of the Erg Chebbi dunes and a building of sorts which turned out to be where people and camels can stay. We had our faces and eyes covered as ...

The Shifting Sands, The Sahara, Morocco travel blog

The Shifting Sands

A travel blog entry by mariannegardner

We drove for miles, and ended up on camels. We were riding towards these sand hills when we got yelled out by someone who was trying to make a movie. Watch out for us in Prince of Persia, the Shifting Sands. We stayed in tents in the ...

Desert days., Errachidia Province, Morocco travel blog

Desert days.

A travel blog entry by jessicaalice

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... fairly long drive through the Atlas Moutains, stopping plenty to 'make photo' and Ali would explain things about the landscape and Morocco. If there was ever anything that was a bit unbelievable or unexpected Ali would simply conclude with "Africa" and a ...

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