"The desert" Top 5 Page for this destination Merzouga by karentids

Merzouga Travel Guide: 138 reviews and 625 photos

The glorious sand dunes

To experience the dunes it is a must to take a camel trip and stay overnight in a Berber tent. The trip took some 2/3 hours each way and contrary to popular belief it is not as 'painful' as is commonly believed. Granted, you walk a little stiff and bowlegged for a few minutes when you dismount but this soon disappears.

Essential requirements

Two main items, portrayed on the table, are a must in the desert - water and loo paper

Harsh realities

The everyday chores of the Western housewife pales into insignificance with this photograph

  • Last visit to Merzouga: Mar 2006
  • Intro Updated Mar 16, 2007
  • Add to Trip Planner (?)
  • Report Abuse

Reviews (7)

Comments (5)

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Jul 28, 2009 at 12:52 PM

    have enjoyed a lot of time and visits in this area and nice to see your page here - the village with the Gnawa music association is Khamlia

  • barryg23's Profile Photo
    Apr 22, 2009 at 2:31 PM

    This is one of my favourite parts of Morocco, wish we'd stayed overnight in the desert too, that sounds great.

  • JessH's Profile Photo
    Feb 7, 2008 at 4:10 AM

    Hello Karen. I absolutely LOVED your opening photo on your Merzouga page, the colours are gorgeous. Also very much enjoyed reading your tips. Greetings from "another desert" :-) Jess in Dubai

  • kymbanm's Profile Photo
    May 23, 2006 at 9:58 AM

    VT as a hobby? Uh .. more like and ADDICTION! Glad we all contributed to make your day an even better one. I have to say, the birthday greetings snagged me in too! Just makes me all warm and fuzzy :)

  • Sininen's Profile Photo
    May 18, 2006 at 8:58 PM

    Hello Karen! Nice start on your Merzouga page. The photos are suberb. Hope you will add more tips and photos later on. Happy birthday from Finland!

karentids

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”

Online Now

Female

Top 5,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 3 2 2 2

Badges & Stats in Merzouga

  • 7 Reviews
  • 24 Photos
  • 0 Forum posts
  • 5 Comments
  • 613PageViews

Have you been to Merzouga?

  Share Your Travels  

Latest Activity in Merzouga

Friends

No friends yet.

Travel Interests

See All Travel Interests (5)