|The Kasbah at Skoura|
This is a lucky day of summer, just hot enough to not complain about the heat or humidity, bright blue sky, summer flowers and grasses popping with color. And we are ready to go to a Long Island beach and reckon with ourselves by way of saltwater and sun.
Same weather, our Spring, Southern Morocco and a trip on a gorgeous day in March from Skoura, Morocco to the edge of the Sahara desert into the Erg Chebbi dunes. These were the same dunes where, after an 8 hour car ride through vast and magnificent landscapes, we popped out of the car and onto a camel and rode off into the sunset under an enormous night sky full of stars and nothingness for almost 1,800,000 square miles. Also known as miles and miles and miles and miles...
|past the deep steep Dades Gorge|
|past small roadside villages|
Into the Erg Chebbi, where we would sleep for one night, wake up and see the sunrise and march these camels back to the road where, for them it's a way of life and for us, well, we are just tourists.