Palais du Desert
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... its dates and fossils. In fact every where we stopped on the roads for a leg stretch / lunch / photos, we were surronded by locals selling fossils.
Our day ended with a sunset camel ride in the Sahara desert before returning to our hotel, Kazbah Zaluca, which is a Berber style hotel with beautiful Berber carpets and furnishings.
... of Midelt and smack dab in the heart of the desert. Ksors were used as servicing centers for the caravans moving goods from south to north and vice versa.
The appearance of date palms and ksours also signaled the presence of a water supply that apparently runs through parts of the high desert It was remarkable to see the swath of date palms that began quite suddenly and continued for many miles before suddenly stopping and then picking back up once ...
... 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 ...
... an hour could end in disaster. So, it's a game of "chicken". You drive straight towards each other at full speed until someone decides at the last minute to jam on the brakes and move over. Overtaking, similarly, involves leaning on the horn until the slower vehicle in front moves over onto the gravel, but rarely with any regard for whatever is coming in the other direction that also will need to move over onto the gravel to ...
... The desert itself is the most amazing thing I have ever seen and I don't think I have grasped the fact that I was really there yet. We camped 40 km from the Algerian border, under more stars than I have ever seen in my life. We hiked the sand dunes at 6 am to watch the sunrise and rode camels out in the morning. Sinking my feet into the cold sand of the Sahara was awesome! I don't honestly have many words to describe this experience, it's too much, words do not do it justice.