Haven La Chance Desert Hotel
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... to carry in 3 litres of water each and only a small bag. Oh my gosh how stunning it was, it was still very hot, but luckily a wind had started to kick in, it was fabulous the camels were huge! Anyway 2 hours later we arrived at base camp. Our Berber guide was lovely, totally uneducated but through working with tourists had learnt to speak and understand well, English, Italian, Arabic, French and German ( and of course Berber) he walked and we rode in. Our base camp was at the base ...
... and answering all our questions. Mine was not the most comfortable ride as I kept sliding down towards the handle and frequently needed to edge my bottom back up the seat - a difficult task without stirrups. Like childbirth, the discomfort was short lived as i immersed myself in the beauty and tranquillity of the dunes in the evening. When our campsite came into view, we dismounted our beasts and climbed up the ...
... for free by one of the little girls on the
street. I had both hands and feet done, Charly had one foot done. It
looked lovely- and still does.
We had some wonderful food, cooked by
the ladies who I think were either family or friends of Mohammed and
Mustapha declaired himself in love with
me, and gave me many offers of marriage, and that he would be my
slave if I took him with us! We had such a good laugh together, him
pretending I ...
... to get off the camel though, as she had to walk up a dune. After that she did not care about her sore ass, she was exhausted and wanted back on that camel. LOL.
We made it to the camp and it was dark, but it was also a full moon, so we could still see. We were like a bunch of kids getting off the camel, dumping our stuff off in the tents and running to climb the sand dune. Let me tell you, climbing sand dunes is not easy. LOL. You think you've made it a ...
... Peru joined us and that pro
ved to be more entertaining. Besides, Steve and I spend nearly every single minute of the day together; some ad
ded company is always welcomed!
The experience was unforgettable! Fortunately, riding a camel was much m
ore comfortable than an elephant, although our accompanying guests were eager to get off. We arrived at our camp right around sunset but we needed to climb a huge dune in order to see any view before dark. Steve and ...