Morocco Road trip, day 3. April 2011

Here we have the pictures of the third day of our Morrocan Road Trip. It was the SUV-day, we rented a SUV with the goal to cross the Sahara and drive Β through the dunes.
We suffered a sandstorm during half the day. We had lunch with nomads who live in the desert. Afterwards, we crossed part of the Sahara to the Erg Chigaga dunes, 300 meters of dunes (the highest in Morocco). When we arrived to the camp, where the Jaima (Moroccan tent) is in the middle of Erg Chigaga, the sandstorm ended. We went to the top of the dunes with dromedaries, where we watched the sunset.
Later, we ate a Tajine, indulged in starwatching outside of the Jaima and fell asleep. In the middle of the Sahara, far away from the cities, almost alone.
Soon, pictures of the fourth day of the Moroccan road trip.



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7 responses to “Morocco Road trip, day 3. April 2011”

  1. Travel Photo Blogging Avatar

    Beautiful photos as always. Is there some kind of filter you use, to get this look of your photos?

  2. Daniel Murillo Avatar

    Thanks, Well, the first pictures that I was editing and posting on the blog, I’m talking one or two months ago, I was using filters, but to much. Nowadays I prefer not to use filters in all the pictures. There are pictures that I took with a compact camera, then theses ones I used some filter. The ones that I used the Nikon D70, sometimes I use a tonal contrast filter. With the goal to give more detail of the objects. Also, depending the picture,I gave a little bit of color or some shadows. I wish that I help you with my explication. If you have any question more, just write! πŸ™‚ Gremo slovensko!!!

  3. thisladybehaves Avatar

    gorgeous photos!!! wish i could one day go there! nice meeting you by the way! lots of love http://tlbvintagelook.blogspot.com

  4. Armada Volya Avatar

    Oh, the pottery… Love it. This potter is really good. Great pictures btw. Horror Art

  5. Daniel Murillo Avatar

    Thisladybehaves: Thanks for the comment. From my point of view, Morocco is a country that you must visit. The smells, colors, the architectural, local people, the food and more hundreds small details that you feel there. Congratulations for your blog, I really like it and I felt the dynamism during my visit. Armada: We visited small town close to the desert where they show us how they were working with pottery long time ago. believe me, simply AMAZING! Soon, pictures of day four!! @bagpacktravelle

  6. Texan, after UAE Avatar

    Wow and WOW! I love the pictures!!!!!!!!!!! I wanted to visit there when I lived in, United Arab Emirates. You should go visit, UAE! I have a Nikon d90. Your blog is awesome! Come visit mine. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  7. Daniel Murillo Avatar

    hey Texan, Thanks for the invitation! We hope that some time we could go there πŸ˜‰ Tell me when you will upload some pictures with your nikon D90 πŸ˜‰

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