Hotel El Medina
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... br> The streets are narrow and the buildings can be two and three stories high. Every now and then you burst into a wider street or a small square before being twisted and turned again with no sense of direction and typically not a street sign in sight. If you are lucky you will find the souk or market place jumbled up in there as well, which presents its own problems for vehicles, pedestrians and donkey drawn carts alike.
It seems Google ...
... getting hot and sweaty and the smell of body odour infiltrated our nostrils.
As the crowd grew restless; there were shouts in Italian and Arabic, questioning the waiting, it was now 10:30 and pleas for people with vehicles to be allowed to go to the vehicle decks went ignored.
The rope barrier was finally lifted to the cheer of the crowd and the push began in earnest. The crush was increased by impatience. Traffic ...
... north, damn, there's the horizon of date palms and minarets, the return to civilization is near. In such a short time you begin to notice the shift in the old pathways of thought. The constant bombardment with the new, the unexpected, and the emptiness sucks us into the present in both time and space. The trance is the inverse twin of meditation. Instead of the mind's image being the back of our eyelids it is a mammoth sky which Paul Bowles described as; "compared ...
Saturday 20th April
Off in 4 wheel drives across a salt lake & into the Atlas Mountains, very close to the Algerian border to see 2 oases which were quite fascinating. The villages were on gorges & had both been evacuated & re-sited after severe flooding in 1969 so that the stone buildings were gradually falling into ...
Departing in darkness
It's still dark when we rise from our slumber in the Sahara. We slept well and now it's time to wake up, pack up and grab a quick breakfast before leaving for Tozeur.
We load our bags into the waiting 4x4 wheel drive vehicles and board the land train for another exciting adventure.
The sun hasn't risen yet but we slowly get used to the dark and ...