Posts in category Merzouga (Sahara Desert)

Staring at Infinity: Traversing the Sahara Desert in Morocco

Staring at Infinity: Traversing the Sahara Desert in  Morocco

“The desert landscape is always at its best in the half-light of dawn or dusk. The sense of distance lacks: a ridge nearby can be a far-off mountain range, each small detail can take on the importance of a major variant on the countryside’s repetitious theme. The coming of day promises a change; it is […]

The Wisdom of Camels

The Wisdom of Camels

Our SUV flew across the faint tracks of the single road leading into the Sahara Desert, courageously withstanding the many bumps along the way. After a restless night bus from Fes our driver met us, me and two Spaniards, Santiago and Ray whom I met on the bus, at the bus stop at Rissani, the […]

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