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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    Travel Blogs from Merzouga

    The Camel Incident

    A travel blog entry by burkeys on May 27, 2015

    8 comments, 31 photos

    ... of cows, camel heads and feet, sheep’s heads and whole, skinned goats whose dead eyes follow you everywhere make the experience feel almost medieval. We tentatively waited at the counter and enjoying the revulsion on my face, and with all eyes on us, including the dead goats, the blood splattered butcher swatted away the flies, carved two steaks from a whole carcass and fed them in to the mincer. It was one of the bravest things I’ve ever done. ...

    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

    ... didn't give a ****, he knew I wasn't for real, I had rookie written all over me and I returned camel less after Sayed intervened. Feeling very full and content after our lengthy lunch break we boarded our camels for the last stretch of the day. To our surprise we arrived at our home for the night just a couple of hours later. We were staying in Berber tents again but it was in a purpose made tourist establishment. The tents were in a circle with rugs and a fire-pit ...

    Happy in the Sahara: Desert Foxes & Fossils

    A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on May 20, 2014

    28 photos

    ... not support any vegetation at all. What the nomads' animals ate, we had no idea.

    Mohamed's passion for the desert need not have been infectious. We were truly in our element. The desert changed to sand and a few lonely flat topped Desert Tamarisks dotted the landscape. So this is what Africa looks like, I thought. Yes, it was as truly beautiful as I had hoped. Alan, despite his acute discomfort, was feeling the same. It was a ...

    One hump or two?

    A travel blog entry by roamingfree on Mar 27, 2014

    14 photos

    ... 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 ...