Sleeping under the Stars in Morocco

As part of an organ­ised tour through Morocco, we had an overnight camp in the Sahara Desert. Arriv­ing at an auberge or inn, we had a chance to off­load our bags, col­lect overnight gear and sip mint tea before climb­ing onto camels for an hour long ride through the mag­ni­fi­cent dunes of Erg Chebbi. The views as we were rid­ing were amaz­ing — rolling dunes of a beau­ti­ful orange gold col­our and so peace­ful. The camels seemed so pla­cid, happy to stay in form­a­tion, and did as they were told. I’m sure they would have found their own way to the camp, but we had a guide lead­ing us. Con­tinue read­ing