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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... old Geoff! It was incredibly peaceful the further into the desert we got and although we were pretty uncomfortable (especially Jack who didn't stop *****ing!) it was a really lovely experience. We were about an hour and a half away from our base for the night when the sun set, we stopped and enjoyed the beautiful changing colours and watched the sun disappear into the sand dunes. Immediately after the huge illuminous moon rose and lit up the sky. It was a really ...
... and want to buy a tablecloth. I ask for a price and offer him half. 'No sir, I cannot do this. But I want you to be happy, and I want to be happy, but I cannot be happy if I sell to you at this price.' He makes a counter offer and throws in six placemats. I move a little, but really don't need to buy today, because we will return tomorrow with Bruce and Avril. Mohammed returns from praying. We prepare to leave. He becomes desperate. 'Sir, I make you a ...
... or how they kneel down like cats when they sit, is exotic. You can't help but admire how evolution molded such a well adapted creature. They're also photogenic creatures too. Riding one is not so pleasant though. They're a lot wider than a horse, so you have to splay your legs out a bit in the "saddle". Ascending and descending sand dunes on a camel is strange experience. I would describe ascending as imagine someone doing a stairmaster on your butt. Descending feels a bit like ...
... win over Erg Chigaga.
The bad tummy I had had for the last three days was decidedly better, so we gave the thumbs up to Zaid, the camp owner to do a dromedary overnighter the following day (couple of hours out to a Berber tented camp, sunset, dinner, sleep, sunrise and two hours back to the camp for breakfast). The forecast was for 14 mph winds!
The next morning we had our washing washed, up on the line, dried and ...
... a massive dune, pulled out another bottle of vin and cranked Ali Farka Toure. It was such a fun night, dancing in the dunes, overlooking the dunes and the small town! On the way home we decided to pick up some blankets from a dude and we lay out under the stars until we were all frozen. What a great start to my desert experience!
The following day, after a slow start and a swim in the freezing pool to rid myself of my mild headache, we went into the ...