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Of Dunes and Dromedaries

MOROCCO | Tue, 29 Sep 2009 | By chasing_ithaca | Views [729]

Her name is Mustafina. And what a lovely camel she is. As I sit on her hump, with only a crude saddle fashioned from an old carpet to separate us, I marvel at the affection I have come to feel for this creamy-coloured Moroccan dromedary. As we trek ... Read more >

Tags: camel trekking, morocco, oasis, sahara, sunrise

Chile - Atacama and back to Argentina after 10 years!!

CHILE | Sun, 9 Nov 2008 | By eoghancito | Views [1207] | Comments [1]

The border between Bolivia and Chile isnt really anything apart from 2 flags and a place where the road begins, the 4x4s turn back to the desert and the minibuses pick you up to take you to the oasis of Atacama. Not a passport check in sight - that all ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, bribe, chancer, chile, mate, meat, oasis, truck

Colca Canyon Trekking - Day 2

PERU | Thu, 2 Oct 2008 | By eoghancito | Views [1289]

The alarm sounded at 6.15am and dawn was just starting to break as we had our breakfast of pancakes and luke warm coffee. The plan was to leave as early as feasible so we could trek in the shade for as long as possible. 5 hours after we set out at 7am ... Read more >

Tags: colca canyon, oasis, trekking

Pisco to Huacachina to Nasca (por la Panamericana)

PERU | Mon, 29 Sep 2008 | By eoghancito | Views [2911] | Comments [1]

After a hearty breakfast of 4 scrambled eggs (I had Claire's eggs, she had my bread - recipe for constipation or what!) we slung on our backpacks and grabbed the smallest taxi in the world to the panamerican highway. As usual driver was very friendly ... Read more >

Tags: buggy, desert, dune, huacachina, nasca, oasis, propellor, sandboarding

Huacachina (desert)

PERU | Sun, 13 Jul 2008 | By andyandsophie | Views [792] | Comments [1]

After the surprisingly safe and cheap bus journey with Perubus! down the Panamerican Highway to Ica, we got a taxi out of town to a small natural Oasis in the desert called "Huacachina". Whilst supposedly having curative properties and high ... Read more >

Tags: desert, oasis, sandboarding

Sandboarding at the Oasis Huacachina

PERU | Sun, 29 Jun 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [2240] | Comments [1]

Indiana Jones has a lot to answer for. After watching the new film in Cuzco, we couldn´t pass by the Nazca Lines without having a least a little glimpse of the famous scribbles and to be fair, they weren´t really up to much. The town itself was all ... Read more >

Tags: dune buggy, huacachina, ica, nazca, oasis, peru, sand, sand dune, sandboarding, water

 

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