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Overnight Camel Trek Tour to the Sahara Erg Chebbi dunes from Merzouga
"Day 1: Camel trekking to Erg Chebbi dunes and sunset in the middle of the dunes:Camel trek start in the afternoon from the Kasbah Hotel to the Bivouac Camp in the middel of the dunes to experience the desert magic.It takes 1 hour and half to possibility of sand boarding and in the evening enjoy a Moroccan campfire dinner and drum circle before falling asleep under the stars.You will leave your main luggage for free at the Kasbah Hotel and just take a backpack for the overnight journey.Day 2: Sunrise and camel trekking back to the and enjoy breakfast before heading back to the Kasbah Hotel in the village where a room will be provided for a shower... Collection of your main luggage end of tour."
From $85.00
 
Best Of Gozo Private Tour
"Enjoy a complimentary pick up at your hotel before taking a short 30 minute drive to Malta's most northern point. After a short ferry ride to Gozo you will start off your tour with a view from one of the islands highest points and get to view both the Blue Lagoon and mainland of Malta. Your next stop will take us to the worlds oldest free standing temple of Ggantija. After legends of female fertili you will get to see the infamous cave of the alluring Calypso. The Salt pans of Gozo are Europe's best kept secret you will have an opportunity to walk here. You will stop for lunch at the movie location of Angelina and Brad's 'By The Sea' before visiting Gozo's highlight of the Azure Window. The Citadel in Victoria is quite an impressive and you'll have a chance to """As you cruise across the Gozo Channel enjoy the turquoise waters of the Blue Lagoon. Once on the it island of Gozo
From EUR450.00
 
Malta Segway: Dingli Adventure Tour
"Dingli reflects a typical Maltese village and is surrounded by protected Natural Sites and is known for its picturesque landscape with its unspoiled environment and cliffs. The main attractions for this particular tour include:

 Boschetto Gardens Palazzo Verdala Clapham junction cart ruts Palazzo Girgenti Laferla Cross Clapham Junction Curt Ruts Magdalena Chapel
From EUR79.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Douz

Roman wall

This picture, with one of us walking in the (ex)covered way shows the size of the structure. Once home, I made some research and finally found that this wall was what limited the Roman Empire towards...
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Mar 27, 2005

A small "bordj"

Not far from the "limes", on the northern side of the mountain, a small "bordj" (a fort) stands at a certain distance of the trail. We did not see how we could go and visit it, so there will not be...
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Mar 27, 2005

A defense wall

Once we drove closer and could reach it, we discovered that it was a defense wall which seemed to have been covered on all its length while in the center, the cover had collapsed. Soldiers could walk...
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JLBG
Mar 27, 2005

Unexpected sight

The first time we arrived at the pass between Djebel Sif El Leham (538 m) on the right and Djebel Hachichina (515 m) on the right we were very surprised to see a structure that ran across the mountain...
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Mar 27, 2005

Herd of camels

Behind a bend, we found ourselves in the middle of a herd of a good hundred of camels grazing. They seemed to be on their own, but there was certainly someone that kept them, may be from some...
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JLBG
Mar 27, 2005

Climbing the trail of Djebel Sif El Leham

At one moment, the trail became steeper and rockier. This were the slopes of Djebel Sif El Leham which tops at 538 m. This part would have been difficult with another car. Driving this trail was...
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Mar 27, 2005
 
 
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An acacia

The acacia (Acacia radiana) is a typical sight of the Sahara. Often you will find one, which is the only shade for several kilometers around. But beware, it has very sharp and strong spines. Pay...
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Mar 27, 2005

Beautiful flowers

In the desert, if you look carefully, you will realize that there are plenty of plants growing and flourishing. Most are very small but others can be good size shrubs as this one; I will add its name...
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Mar 27, 2005

Out of the chott

Chott El Fedjadj is about 50 km. You know you are out of the chott when there begin to be palm trees and various shrubs. If you enlarge the photo, you will see that the large shrub in the foreground...
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Mar 27, 2005

Follow the trail

If you followed the trail, there was no problem, it was in very good condition, but it was narrow, almost single lane. Fortunately, there was very little traffic because crossing another car, or,...
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JLBG
Mar 27, 2005

The old trail

On the previous photo, there did not seem to be a trail. Actually, there was one, which was a very low levee. If you enlarge the picture, you will see on the horizon a mirage : it looks like a forest...
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Mar 27, 2005

Chott El Fedjadj landscape

When there was no road, the landscape was what is shown on this picture : a completely flat land, no trees, no plant, no birds, nothing. If there was not our Landrover, the picture would be divided in...
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Mar 27, 2005

The new road

The new road is in perfect condition and allows driving across the Chott El Fedjajd safely. However, it is always windy, as always in the desert. In this part, probably because of the neighbourhood of...
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JLBG
Mar 27, 2005

Chott El Fedjadj

From Kebili, the shorter route to Gafsa runs across Chott El Fedjadj by C 103. It is now a good paved road but the first time we took it in 1974 and even in 1978 it was a dirt trail on a tiny levee...
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Mar 27, 2005

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