Les Portes du Desert

Address: Dunes d'Erg Chebbi, Merzouga, Morocco | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Dunes d'Erg Chebbi, Merzouga, is near Merzouga Dunes.
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    Sahara Desert

    A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Dec 21, 2014

    There were 6 men waiting to help me find my way. Luckily I have teamed up with another american couple that have already arranged everything. Our guide was there and the haggling stopped. Around 3 pm, we will mount camels and ride to the desert for a ...

    Merzouga and the Desert trip!

    A travel blog entry by victoriacronk on Dec 06, 2014

    2 comments, 17 photos

    ... aperitifs of mint tea and cookies, our delicious dinner of couscous and the juiciest oranges I've ever had for dessert. We spoke to the guys and asked them questions about their life in the desert, kindly translated by Sayed. It was totally fascinating to see such a completely different way of life. The closest school was in Merzouga which was hours across the dunes and the closest hospital was even further than that. One of the guys had been to school but the other ...

    Morocco part 2: the Sahara

    A travel blog entry by ngyixian1 on Jul 11, 2014

    2 comments, 9 photos

    ... roaster ride. In addition we'd read, and heard from other travelers, about the dreaded after-effects from a camel ride. Basically your butt hurts for days after one. Somehow Dorothy and I emerged unscathed from our experience. Asian butts 2, camel 0. I guess generations of our ancestors squatting around rice paddies have blessed us with superior butts... On another note, we joked about what the camels must think when they see a 300lb tourist coming their way to hop onto ...

    Happy in the Sahara: Desert Foxes & Fossils

    A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on May 20, 2014

    28 photos

    ... nomad tent with their donkeys and camels intercepted the long stretches of wild flat nothingness. An artist's palette of colours, the desert changed from red to beige to white to blue gravel, and then to clay pans before finally we reached what we called The Blue Desert. A platinum African sun reflected a brilliant azure from the gravel. Even when we stopped to look more closely, the individual stones glowed violet, silver and gold. ...

    A Smashing Start: How Often Does the Sahara Flood?

    A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on May 19, 2014

    33 photos

    ... Centre, Australia had just sent us an urgent email saying that one of our return flights with Tunis Air from Tunis to Rome had been cancelled. We could fly Tunis Air from Casablanca to Tunis but our connecting flight would have to be changed. Our only option was to cancel all our Tunis Air flights and book seats on a direct flight with Alitalia. We had already cancelled our initial flights with this airline when it changed its arrival into ...