The Sand, The Sun, and Camels – VIDEO

Meghan Johns
March 10, 2014

This will go down in history as one of the best experiences of my life- the night in the Sahara desert.

We packed our backpacks and mounted camels to take a two hour trek across the sands to our tent campsite. As touristy as it may sound, it was really amazing. The sand dunes are so majestic, especially once you’ve climbed to the top of the tallest one after dark. After a night spent around a campfire with live music, we awoke before the dawn and remounted our camels to watch the sunrise as we traveled back towards which we came.

It was breathtaking and so enjoyable!

Bought scarves to prepare for the desert


Our desert caravan


One of our guides found this during our journey. He called it a sand fish and kindly let me hold it


We were able to see the sunset and sunrise on camelback


New friendships were formed


And we were happy.

Take me back!

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<p><span style="color: rgb(29, 29, 29); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(237, 237, 237);">Hello, everyone! I am Meghan Johns, a 20-year-old student who comes from the small, but lovely Carthage College in Wisconsin. I study studio art, art history, and the French language there, but I am really excited to begin learning Arabic in Morocco. In my free time, I draw and write music. Traveling is always a must on my to-do list. I cannot wait to see what Rabat has to offer. You can guess how excited I am to start my adventures there this next semester, but the only thing I&#39;ll love more than having them is sharing them, with you.</span></p>

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