Panorama : Black Desert, Egypt

The White Desert made me think of the Moon, but the Black one is definitely more on the Mars side.
Who would believe they’re just a few kilometers away from each other?
It looks like hell on earth on those pictures, but the truth is, on a warm November day it was actually nice to walk around there. Despite the fact that the White Desert is considered the main attraction in this part of Egypt – I hadn’t even heard of the Black Desert before we got there – I was really blown away by this landscape. The contrast of the black volcanic stone against the fine golden sand was absolutely striking.


The Black Desert is located in the Western part of Egypt, four hours away from Cairo by car.


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