Moroccan desert

28 Nov-6 Dec 2013: Morocco – Dakar dreaming (Part 2)

[Jason] Well, for me this was the week I’d really been looking forward to; proper in the dirt stuff. This would require a smaller bike and because it would be my first experience of riding in the desert, I thought it would be a good idea to get some guidance and may be a support vehicle!  I decided to use Motoaventures, a tour company I came across on YouTube.  Having watched their video of riders gliding over the dunes, I was hooked.  It looked like fantastic fun.  Plus, it would give me another string to my bow; we’re bound to encounter sand next year on our trip and what a taster to this type of riding.

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Movie about Morocco – I dream of sand dunes…

[Jason] Just a quick taster of my second week in Morocco, before my write up in part 2. I filmed our host (John) from Motoaventures doing an expert job of riding in the dunes, which is trickier than it looks. I filmed John using a remote controlled quadcopter that was carrying a GoPro Hero 3 camera. It was shot at 7am to record the best light and took 15 minutes to shoot.  Would love to have had more time to capture something very special; like I need a good excuse to go back!

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