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Dec 10, 2004 - The White Desert

After arriving in Farafra I set about looking for a tour of the famous White Desert. The hotel I stayed at was asking a ridiculous amount for a day tour, 45 dollars (I'm getting the hang of Egyptian prices), so I walked around town looking for a guide. I found a young school teacher named Ahmed (more like he found me) who was willing to do a day trip for a reasonable price. Plus I had him throw in dinner. Ahmed first had to go back to school to get permission to take the rest of the day off; apparently this is pretty common as the shool...

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