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It is a pleasure to announce our: IFWP Congress on trip to Sahara desert. 23-28 October 2019.


JUSTIFICATION

Welcome to a stunning trip to Sahara desert where We will have presentations, IFWP news and projects but... in different places with good photo opportunities.

 
 
WHILE WAITING FOR 2020 CORNWALL

Cornwall Wildlife Trust Photographic Group (CWTPG) are planning to host the IFWP 2020 congress at Perranporth on the North Cornwall coast 18th to 22nd, May 2020.

But for 2019 we are offering an unprecedent experience, a guided trip to photograph and experience the magical sand dunes of Sahara desert. We are preparing a detailed PDF from our association host Miradas from Ceuta and the photo travel agency that will give us coverage. The trip is totally designed to take photos.

 
THE PROGRAMME

-23rd October. Marrakech. Meeting at 13,00 h. You can start checking flight combinations to Marrakech airport. We leave on a private bus from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou World Heritage site at 13,30 h. 
 
-23rd October. Arrival and accommodation at Ait Ben Haddou, in the small village in front of the Kashbah.
 
-24th October. Full day at Ait Ben Haddou.
 
 
-25th October. 9,00 h. Depart from Ait Ben Haddou to Sahara Erg Chebbi at Merzouga.
 
-25th-27th October. 9,00 h. Different locations at Sahara Erg Chebbi at Merzouga. Including one night in a luxury Jhaima tent in the sand dunes.
 
 

We´ll have the chance to photograph magnificent sand dunes, palm trees, camel caravans, cities, people, natural landscapes... 
 
-28th October. 9,00 h. Depart to Marrakesh and end of the trip.

 
 
THE PHOTO CHANCES

José B. Ruiz will be assisting the trip and taking care as a volunteer as he has been before on the locations. Guaranteed that we will see the best places at the best moments of the day. Also enough time on each locations to experience on our own. We will have a local guide.

 
THE LOGISTIC

This trip has been organized before with great successes. It is the best price for the best quality available in lodging and meals. We will reach the locations on a short walk from our rooms. Miradas association has organized this trip for CEF (the Spanish Confederation of Photography) for 80 participants. No trouble with photos and participants, the Sahara is the biggest warm desert in our planet. The weather won´t be so hot at that time of the year and you´ll have a unique experience.

 
WHAT TO DO
 
-Be sure you belong to an association member of IFWP.
-Watch the flight combinations to be at Marrakech on 23rd October before 12,30 h, so that you can meet the group at the point we will agree.
-Check if you need Visa or special documents from your country. For many european countries you don´t need.
-Fully charge your batteries.
-Be patience, in a short time we will deliver a PDF with details, booking, prize, programme...