Crossing Sahara from Acacus massif to Ouan Kassa sand dunes

9 October 2007

Last trips inside the Acacus massif in the Sahara desert to discover additional paintings and graffiti, before driving the enormous sand dunes of Ouan Kassa erg.

Paintings in the Sahara desert, Libya
Paintings in the Sahara desert, Libya The day starts with a visit to an archaeological site containing paintings in two colors.

 

 

Another site with two nice elephants, very well sculptured and preserved.

 

Wind scorpion
A wind scorpion, so called because it moves very quickly. It isn't poisonous like other scorpions.

 

Paintings in the Sahara desert, Libya
Paintings in the Sahara desert, Libya
Paintings in the Sahara desert, Libya Other paintings inside a cave.

 

Bizzarre rock formations.

 

Paintings in the Sahara desert, Libya
Paintings in the Sahara desert, Libya Very nice and well preserved paintings. The painting on the left represents an hunting scene.

 

Tuareg camp in the Sahara desert, Libya
We stop at a Tuareg camp.

 

Chamaleon, Sahara desert, Libya Chamaleon, Sahara desert, Libya
A chamaleon.

 

 

Sand dunes, Libya
offroad driving in the Sahara desert, Libya We finally reach Ouan Kassa, with its huge orange sand dunes.

 

 

 

The sand is very fine and often looks like a liquid.

 

The campsite.

 

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