Western Sahara's Story

Trip Start Apr 11, 2009
Trip End Jan 08, 2010

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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Western Sahara

Much of the journey through Western Sahara involved long driving days, in which the scenery changed from rocky semi-arid desert, to sand dunes to sandy flat plains. Many of the bush camps were hampered by strong sandy winds, and camel meat was tried for the first time (a little stronger flavour than beef, and very chewy). The best part of every day was just after erecting the tent, with plastic mug of cheap wine in hand, admiring the sunset over the golden landscape - the best day was when we camped beside some crescent shaped dunes which provided a pre-dinner climbing activity and beautiful photo opportunity.
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