Monday, June 30, 2008

Saharan self-portrait

I got up before dawn and wandered in the dunes, tracking my friends who had left on camels in the middle of the night. The sand was pleasantly cool. My feet were very dirty and blistered. Despite my repeated applications of SFP 70 sunscreen, a flip-flop tan is clearly visible here. I tracked down several dung beetles by following their footsteps. Here is a surviving picture of an insect I found:

This post's theme word: unured, "unfortunate, unhappy."

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