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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Sunset in the Sahara Desert of Merzouga, Morocco.

After riding a camel into the desert from Merzouga in the southeastern Sahara Desert of Morocco, I jumped off and ran up the tallest dune, literally chasing the sun as it set. Barely made it to the top, just in time to take this photo.

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Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Merzouga, Morocco
Copyright: © Justin Betham