Travel Blogs from Sahara, Morocco

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John I survived the Camel Trip in the Sahara!, Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

John I survived the Camel Trip in the Sahara!

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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Another long drive today to our desert town, Merzouga. We boarded our camels and trekked out to Erg Chebbi dunes, UNSCATHED. My trust in camels has been restored. The scenery was spectacular but very similar to that in the Gobi desert. It is a very ...

Tineghir, Todra Gorge, Erfoud, and Sahara Desert, The Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

Tineghir, Todra Gorge, Erfoud, and Sahara Desert

A travel blog entry by jaredwall

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We were shown around Tineghir by a Berber villager named Idriss. Idriss was fluent in seven languages: Berber, Arabic, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Japanese, which is a very impressive linguistic resume considering less than 1% of Berber natives ...

The Sahara Desert:  My Giant Potty, Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

The Sahara Desert: My Giant Potty

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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... , onions and hardboiled egg, and watched as our companions bought it up. We have had many opportunities to ride camels, but this Sahara trek had the most stunning desert sights yet. The rolling golden waves of sand spread out in front of us, unbroken ...

an amazing place for food poisoning!!, Merzouga and the sahara, Morocco travel blog

an amazing place for food poisoning!!

A travel blog entry by salkelely

absolutely spectacular; so many stars and shooting stars, one of the best sunrises ever, got a saw bum from riding a camel.... pity about being up nd down all night with food poisoning.... oh well, wouldnt have seen so many shooting stars ...

Sahara Desert, Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

Sahara Desert

A travel blog entry by traciehowe

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... the view became more and more desolate. We arrived at the last town before we were going to catch a taxi to the desert. In Morocco, everyone wants to "help" you, so we were immediately harassed by several people on the long walk to the taxi stand. They ...

Mini camel trek in Erg Chebbi, Merzouza, or the Sahara a step away, Morocco travel blog

Mini camel trek in Erg Chebbi

A travel blog entry by mike-christelle

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... Algerian border. Not so much a village, as a string of guesthouses backing of the golden dunes of the only sand desert present in Morocco. In compliance in the tourist customs, we signed up for a mini camel trek : a 2 hours ride into through the dunes, ...

Sahara Desert, Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

Sahara Desert

A travel blog entry by martinlizama

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Sahara, Sahara, Morocco travel blog

Sahara

A travel blog entry by steve.brine

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I'll be damned if I was going to spend my 2nnd birthday in Marrakech alone. So I bought a 2 night ticket to the Sahara desert for a camp out. It would be on this trip that I meet Canadian Josh, the most influential and interesting travel buddy that I ...

Camels and the Sahara Desert, Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

Camels and the Sahara Desert

A travel blog entry by chrismal

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... because we all knew each other. There was Wombat, Leith, Elle, Jo, and Ange who we had met in Malaga and traveled through Morocco with, they are all from Perth. There were 2 guys and girls from the USA, Washington State about 20 minutes from Canada Beau, ...

Dakhla 630km completed, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

Dakhla 630km completed

A travel blog entry by beattie99

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... buffoons put him off. Haha new tactic employed. Saw lots of UN military convoys too, starting to feel a bit more serious. Western Sahara is still an unconfirmed territory and with everything going on in Mali we presume it's linked. On the positive side we ...

la route du sud..., Alayoune, Morocco travel blog

la route du sud...

A travel blog entry by mapoirat

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... it is a short text so i take the time to write it in english!!! I am now on the road to Mauritania after 3 days in essaouira the most beautiful town in Morocco so far! I was with my 2 coratians friends. Enjoy these pictures!!! Go France, english ...

The End of the World, Merzouga and the Sahara, Morocco travel blog

The End of the World

A travel blog entry by claude_and_iain

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... .o. son along for the ride too as possibly some form of multi day daycare.   Along the entire southern border of Morocco runs the High Atlas mountains, and we climbed quickly into these. The mountains look like baked mud, but on close inspection ...

Sooooo Dry, Merzouga (Sahara), Morocco travel blog

Sooooo Dry

A travel blog entry by adriana20

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The Sahara... all I can say is it is soooooo dry here. It's amazing how many places sand can get stuck on your clothes and skin; the sand here is always floating around in the air and sticks to everything. It gets better in the Dunes because it's cleaner ...

Sahara, Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

Sahara

A travel blog entry by lizconnie

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... Camels name was Jimmy, and did well by me by not smelling, spitting or having fleas, I was rather impressed. The sights in the Sahara Desert are not something that can be described, so i will let the photos do most of the talking, but the whole region ...

...and the hill is shifting sand..., Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

...and the hill is shifting sand...

A travel blog entry by wendy_wanders

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... a desert trekking business.  After a quick settle in to our room we were off to negotiate our camel tour of the Sahara.  Abdellah Boughenbour is  Tuareg and runs a business called DromaTour Boutique Des Caravanes.  He is a very bright ...

Sous les étoiles..., Sahara desert, Morocco travel blog

Sous les étoiles...

A travel blog entry by chapdeluc

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5 nuits dehors. Marcher, marcher et marcher encore. Toute la matinée, arrêt pour le dîner. Sieste oblige, le soleil nous écrase.  Puis vers 15h, encore marcher. Du sable, des dunes, regs et ergs. Nos chameaux qui marchent ou broutent sans cesse. ...

Sahara, Part 3, Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

Sahara, Part 3

A travel blog entry by valaryr

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... so we got some good pics of their Kasba. Our restaurant for lunch was really delicious—probably our best meal yet in Morocco. Kebabs and cous cous, both Moroccan delicacies! Very good. The rest of the ride back was pretty unremarkable—we all ...

Desierto del Sahara, Sahara, Morocco travel blog

Desierto del Sahara

A travel blog entry by ifcosta5

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... , y eso hicimos. Un viajecito de un día y medio nos llevó conociendo muchas ciudades chiquitas hasta llegar al conocidísimo Desierto del Sahara, o al menos un pedacito de sus 9 millones de kilómetros cuadrados, lo que lo hace el más grande del mundo. ...

Fossils and Camels and Sand, Sahara Desert--Merzouga and Beyond, Morocco travel blog

Fossils and Camels and Sand

A travel blog entry by maryleabyrd

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... vastness of the sand and sky.  We ended our ride at a small tented area where lunch was waiting.  After one week in Morocco, we were finally eating couscous.  After lunch it was back in the 4 x 4s for our off road drive to our desert ...

Camping in the Desert, Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

Camping in the Desert

A travel blog entry by maryleabyrd

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... in the vehicles and by the time we had riven the 15 minutesw back to camp, it was obvious that we were experiencing a a Sahara sandstorm.  While we were out, the tents had been zipped up and the chairs were weighted down with large stones.  ...

The desert, Somewhere in the Sahara, Morocco travel blog

The desert

A travel blog entry by sariratte

I just know that it was somewhere close to Erfoud. After Erfoud where we spend the night we took 3 different cars to get to a really nice hotel in the desert. From the hotel we took camels for a ride and spend the night in the ...

Im 23 Jahre alten Land Rover durch West Sahara, Tan Tan-Al Ayun-Dakhla-Grenze Marokko, Morocco travel blog

Im 23 Jahre alten Land Rover durch West Sahara

A travel blog entry by juttachris

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First days of travels, Sahara, Morocco travel blog

First days of travels

A travel blog entry by charlotte

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Great first ...

Rainy Days, Sahara desert, Morocco travel blog

Rainy Days

A travel blog entry by jogrey

Woke up and was positively joyful at the cloud cover! After pack up and porridge I was very keen to get trekking and take advantage of the lack of sun. I need not have worried. The whole day was cloudy with a short smattering of rainfall after lunchtime. ...

Road Trip to the Sahara, The Sahara, Morocco travel blog

Road Trip to the Sahara

A travel blog entry by rachemurphy

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... then, a tasty chicken tagine, mountains of bread and olives! About 4pm or so we finally made it through Guelmin, the gateway to the Sahara. Another bumpy 50 km or so later brought us to Fort Bou Jerif. Our home in the Sahara for the night.  We first ...

Dakhla, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

Dakhla

A travel blog entry by isidor

Day of ...

Blister in the Sun, Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

Blister in the Sun

A travel blog entry by red_gamer

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... star hotel with a swimming pool to look forward to at the end. What mattered was this was the legendary Sahara.   We had come to Morocco in winter, when the temperatures rarely exceeded thirty degrees. But you don't mess with the Sahara. There's ...

The Wide Desert, Sahara, Morocco travel blog

The Wide Desert

A travel blog entry by rainagan

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... grown on the soil-like ground, but there were almost no leaves on trees. With the journey continued, we went into the real Sahara. The sun sparked over our head and roasted us, and I thought the sunshine would burn my hair the next second. Except the ...

Day 6. (76-86).,  Sahara desert., Morocco travel blog

Day 6. (76-86).

A travel blog entry by betseylee

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  The camel driver told Santiago of his own life and even after his home got destroyed, he kept going. In the desert, Santiago noticed that everything seemed to happen for a reason, like if caravan crossed paths one of them needed something that the ...

reflective entry. (51-86).,  Sahara desert., Morocco travel blog

reflective entry. (51-86).

A travel blog entry by betseylee

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Q: Explain what the boy learns about Alchemy. A: The main idea Santiago learned about Alchemy, was that they all discover their personal legend. Most Alchemists Personal Legend is to turn metal into gold. This takes lots of time and hand work. As the ...

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