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Sahara Sky Hotel Observatory, Sahara desert, Morocco

31 Dec 2012, 16:15 UTC
Sahara Sky Hotel Observatory, Sahara desert, Morocco
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The Sahara Sky Hotel, Sahara desert, MoroccoCredit: Stefan Lamoureux / Astronomy club Toutatis December, Sahara desert, MoroccoFor all of you who are serious stargazers, amateur astronomers or even professionals in the space domain, The Sahara Sky hotel is the place to be.This fabulous Hotel situated in the middle of the desert with nothing around it except for a couple of local tent settlements and a big dune, is completely isolated from the world. You get that impression when you arrive at the hotel. This Moroccan style "fortress" called Kasbah is a very inviting building. The high sealings and the large rooms (dinner room, bar and study) are majestic and you feel in a royal palace type of rooms. On the second floor you find cozy rooms with terraces on a breath taking panorama view of the Sahara desert landscape.We arrived at night and the night sky just blew out our minds. But the next morning when I opened the balcony doors, It stroke me silly the view out into nothing, only sand and table top mountains (highlands) and sand and more nothingness. I really had to look a couple of time outside to believe where i was. Just crazy!This hotel ...

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