Camping by the Aral Sea – Portfolio

Capture d’écran 2014-05-27 à 18.23.34The last kilometer of dirt tracks…

Capture d’écran 2014-05-27 à 18.23.23This is where we will settle our camp. Nobody should disturb us – But scorpions may be. As the driver said, “be cautious when you move a stone”. I am so much not planning to move any stone…

Capture d’écran 2014-05-27 à 18.23.43 Tents, pillows, sleeping bags, even gas, I think we have everything we need.

Capture d’écran 2014-05-27 à 18.23.53 Even a fireplace and kind of a table. that’s gonna be perfect to boil our pot-au-feu.

Capture d’écran 2014-05-27 à 18.24.06 Some meat, potatoes, onions, carrots. And also a tomatoes and cucumber salad.

Capture d’écran 2014-05-27 à 18.26.01Desert nights are cold but I’ve absorbed so much heat during the day that I’m not going to be able to enter my sleeping bag before midnight. My mouth still feels dry, I wonder if I’m gonna be able to rehydrate !

Capture d’écran 2014-05-27 à 18.24.59 Tomorrow morning, I guess the sunrise should be impressive.

Capture d’écran 2014-05-27 à 18.25.40And indeed, the driver wakes me up at five to make sure I don’t miss it.

Capture d’écran 2014-05-27 à 18.25.09 5:10

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I slept like a babe, I’m ready to explore the shore and to keep driving a this salty sand. Though, when the guide says : “Yesterday was a cool day, wasn’t it ? But today is gonna be hot”, I am puzzled. Is that even possible ? Oh Gee…

 

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