This one spans over a few days.
We had reached Imlil, after summiting Mt. Toubkal and the next day we were off towards the Sahara Desert, nearly another 12 hours away.
We stopped off at a few villages, most of which had been used as Film sets, but were still largely populated with natives.
Omar, our second guide, who also helped  us up the mountain took us around. We got to meet some fantastic people because of him, and saw some very unique things, which you'd usually have to pay for. Like this painting that appears when you heat it up.
They used to use this process to send secret messages to and from.
The next day, we visited a Berber house, another one of Omar's friends. It was made of thick mud walls, that keep the houses cold during summer and warm in winter. The middle photo has a few symbols on it, the one at the top meaning 'Berber'.

What they also had in this house, was loom rooms. Big rooms with huge looms in for making carpets.
After stopping off at an underwater irrigation system, and then a film studio, we could finally see the Sahara desert. 

We had been in a car for nearly 15 hours over the last few days, so the thought of some fresh air was amazing.
We began our camel ride into the desert ready for our night in a Berber camp.
We then climbed to the top of one of the tallest dunes to watch the sunset. Where I also managed to catch a glimpse of two dust vortexes dancing in the evening light.
We also had no idea how much further we had to go.
Surely we would be riding in the dark?

And sure enough, we were. The light was nearly gone as we entered the camp, which unfortunately I didn't take any photo's of. 
You know when your so tired, you feel really ill; out of pure exhaustion? That was me.
We were back on the camels at 4am the next morning. With the moon high in the sky, and our jackets zipped up all the way, it was amazing to take in the the desert in the dark.

It was the most unusual feeling, you only really see the desert during the day. Although dead quiet now, there was some strong winds during the night, which had completely changed the landscape.

It made you imagine: What if you were travelling through the desert, the landscape changing day by day, and you had to reach a location. It would be the most difficult thing to navigate.

Before we knew it, we were back in the car, on the way back to Marrakesh, with one more day to relax and explore before heading back home.

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