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Mysterious. Unforgiving. Beautiful. The desert instantly transports me to another land and another way of thinking. Here are some of the most stunning desert landscapes that kick my wanderlust into overdrive...
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The desert en route from Brackna Region to Nouakchott in Mauritania.
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Sharm El-Sheikh, Qesm Sharm Ash Sheikh, South Sinai Governorate, Egypt
Savi and I are the kind of travellers who prefer holidays that involve a lot of activities. Even on a “relaxing” holiday we tend to get bored of lying on the beach and love to indulge in some local activities; if these activities are adventurous,...
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Levant
Your visit begins with a tour of the desert from the back of an old Toyota truck. Your guide will show you the pleasures of the desert and teach you a bit of history, and will show you just how warm Bedouin hospitality is. After a few hours of...
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Utah, USA
Just North of Moab, UT Arches National Park is a gem with over 2000 natural stone arches. The most popular hike is the three mile trail to Delicate Arch. It’s a fairly straight forward hike and it is uphill most of the way to the arch, but...
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Antelope Canyon has been on my "must see" list for a very long time so you can imagine my excitement when I got there. I love how the lighting and shadows made the most interesting palette of colors hug the sexy curves of the canyon. The land...
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5700 North Sabino Canyon Road,, Tucson, AZ 85750, USA
One of the best things about Tucson is what's all around it: desert and mountains. It's anything but barren, if you know where to go. All along the northern edge of the city are the Santa Catalina Mountains, rising to over 9100ft/2770m. Hikers,...
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Hassilabied, Morocco
Get the camel, get the head scarf, stay in a tent. Don't miss the chance to sleep in the Sahara Desert under the stars.
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Merzouga, Morocco
I had the unique opportunity to participate on one of Intrepid Travel's adventure tours, Best of Morocco. The highlight of the trip for me was the day we got to ride camels into the golden abyss of the Sahara Desert, while the sun was setting....
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Namib-Naukluft National Park,, Sesriem, Namibia
Wind, fire and water fashioned these dunes over millions of years, forming peaks up to 1,000 feet. Seasonal winds carried sand westward from the Kalahari desert, while the Benguela current from South Africa’s shores blew in sand off the Atlantic...
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Fes, Morocco
From Fes, Morocco, we headed East to the Sahara Desert, where we stayed in a tent village, rode camels to tiny villages, and walked for miles in surreal sand dunes.
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Sossusvlei, Namibia
Sossusvlei, Namib desert, Namibia...a beautiful land where you can find the oldest and probably the tallest sand dune on earth... One of the magical moment I experienced there was when I joined a hot air ballooning trip over the Sossusvlei. When I...
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Disi, Aqaba, Wadi Rum, Jordan
Everyone I met in Jordan was engaging, interesting and polite, including the children. If you find yourself in an old bedouin town, make sure to engage with the kids, who often speak english better than adults. Here they're playing with an...
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Sahara, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
A man responds to the afternoon call to paryer.
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52202, Morocco Merzouga, Merzouga 10000, Morocco
Faces of Morocco : Dorian Whim Sahara Desert, Morocco [ Letter to a Friend ] All is quiet on the Eastern shore ... save the whisper of weary rope upon resolute sail. Fondly I recall forthcoming journeys such as these ... knowing not what lies...
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Hassi Labaid, Merzouga 52450, Morocco
I rode my camel through the Sahara desert to a Berber camp. The ride was a total of 2 hours and we were lead to the tallest sand dune in the Moroccan Sahara. After we arrived I climbed to the top of an extremely tiring peak and watched the sunset....