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Egypt: The White Desert, let it snow!

EGYPT | Wed, 1 Jan 2014 | By home_sweet_holmes | Views [801]

Just a couple of weeks before the Arab Spring, I had decided to flee the howling blizzards sweeping Europe white, and embarked on a short expedition intending to cross on foot a small part of the Egyptian Sahara called the White Desert. Upon arrival ... Read more >

Tags: cairo, camping, desert, desert, egypt, hiking, overlanding, sahara, snow, trekking

Photos: ‘SHELTER FROM THE DESERT SANDSTORM.’‘Inside the Berber family home ‘Ouhanna’. , Erg Chebbi

MOROCCO | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By gennasoso | Flickr Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

For many years I have been photographing as I travel, composing and capturing fleeting moments as the world passes me by. Only recently I began to really question my motives as a photographer. What is it about the photographic medium that drives me to ... Read more >
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Tags: berber culture, desert life, erg chebbi, home, sahara, sanctuary. inshallah., sandstorm. refuge, travel photography scholarship 2013, village

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Morocco

MOROCCO | Thu, 27 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [5103] | Comments [1]

For many travelers, Morocco might just be a short trip away by ferry or by one of the many budget airlines from Spain, but it’s a different world culturally. The regular stereotypes of Europe vanish quickly and one is taken back upon ... Read more >

Tags: 5 things, atlas mountain, food safety, medinas, morocco, pickpockets, safety, sahara, travel, travel tips

Of Dunes and Dromedaries

MOROCCO | Tue, 29 Sep 2009 | By chasing_ithaca | Views [688]

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

A cypress in the Sahara

ALGERIA | Thu, 12 Mar 2009 | By kenton | Views [2803]

Eventually I too could see the Cypress, a small dusty green dome poking above the monotonous blackened stone. From this distance it looked like small bush, the majority of its bulk nestled snugly in an old riverbed that had been eroded over the millennia ... Read more >

Tags: algeria, cypress, sahara, trees, trekking

At the foot of the Plateau

ALGERIA | Thu, 19 Feb 2009 | By kenton | Views [866] | Comments [1]

There are trees in the middle of the Sahara, high up on the rugged Tassili N'ajjer Plateau. Not only that but they are reputed to be huge and, there are only 233 left in the wild. They are an IUCN critically endangered species, first seen by western ... Read more >

Tags: algeria, djanet, international tree foundation, sahara, trees, tuareg

 

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