17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Profiling touristy camels in Merzouga
The camels in the photo are used to carry tourists into the heart of Sahara. Details such as a number series, plastic bottles and a hand bag indicate the presence of tourists who unlike the desert nomads are not used to the harsh desert life. The numerous holes in the sand in the foreground are the camels' footprints while in the background the desert remains untouched.
© Alister Wong.
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||July 4, 2019, 7:59 a.m.