18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Sand and Shadows at the Erg Chebbi Dunes

The beautiful orange of the Erg Chebbi Dunes in Morocco show our shadows as we take camels from the tent camp to watch the sunset. The real show was behind us as the golden light made the dune glow even brighter. I glanced down between bumps on the camel and suddenly saw our family portrait.

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Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Merzouga, Morocco
Copyright: © Karen Hickey