Thursday, November 27, 2008

The Sahara!!!

I don't think I ever imagined that I would travel to the Sahara Desert, but I did!!!!!


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This was our first glimpse at the desert. It doesn't look like the traditional image of sand dunes, but hold on, that's coming...




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The desert is home to nomad tents. This one is set up just for tourists, but it will help you get the idea of what the real ones are like. (Say hi to Danielle, a Fulbright teacher from Portland who stars in the above picture. Hi Danielle!)



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The dessert was also home to some fascinating dry ground...



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and even more fascinatingly, camels!!!! It has recently come to my attention that I heart camels. I was very excited to see some randomly wandering around the dessert. (Note to readers: In order to experience the true glory that is this picture, you should click on it to see the full-sized version. It was almost sunset, so the lighting was awesome! Due to my technical incompetence, I can't make a bigger version appear without cutting off some of the photo. My sincerest apologies.)

1 comment:

Breezi said...

it certainly is dry out there in that desert. :o)
Looks like you are having fun!