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Sea water into the creek

The end of the walk!

Nearly done!

The end of the walk!

Walking on the highway

The end of the walk!

Arriving at the Park Hyatt hotel

The end of the walk!

Alex, Marco and Dave

The end of the walk!

Preparing the cart

Making magic out of misery

Airing out the gear

Making magic out of misery

Companions on our path

Making magic out of misery

Sand gets into EVERYTHING

Making magic out of misery

Sunset in the desert is magnificent

Making magic out of misery

Dave relaxing on a dune

Making magic out of misery

Time for a rest

Making magic out of misery

Looks like a small heap of sand, but alas it is not...

Making magic out of misery

Pulling the cart seems to feel like a natural part of our existence now

Making magic out of misery

The cart goes where we go

Making magic out of misery

Shelter from the sun and sand

Chasing excellence and the esoteric

Alex looking suave... Take 2

Chasing excellence and the esoteric

Making tracks

Chasing excellence and the esoteric

Tracks in the sand

Chasing excellence and the esoteric

Sunset over the sand

Chasing excellence and the esoteric

Marco and Dave discussing what they'd love to be eating instead of the "Pancake" - nice beards BTW

Chasing excellence and the esoteric

Taking a short break

Chasing excellence and the esoteric

Dave showing off his ribs

Chasing excellence and the esoteric

Campsite for the night

Chasing excellence and the esoteric

Red dunes

Chasing excellence and the esoteric

The terrain we have been crossing

Chasing excellence and the esoteric

VAST expanse of sand

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Alex looking suave...

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

The trail we followed

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

How breakfast is made

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Keeping track of how far we've walked

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Our "pantry"

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Breakfast time, Dave looks thrilled!

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

More sand...

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Sand, sand and more sand

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

To illustrate the distance travelled

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Contemplation time

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

This is what happens when living things are in the Empty Quarter for too long

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Concentrating on getting the cart over the sand

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Beards are getting long now...

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Happy that it's his turn to contemplate!

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Two of the three pulling the cart while the other contemplates life

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Alex Harris at the start of the day, looking forward to the long walk ahead of him!

A day in the life of the Empty Quarter Expedition Team

Break on through to the other side...

Beyond the Wurgle

Don't let the size of the dunes deceive you... such hard work!

Beyond the Wurgle

Getting skinny now... NEED FOOD!

Beyond the Wurgle

Camel bones perhaps? Or dinosaurs... This far out in the middle of nowhere, one never knows!

Beyond the Wurgle

Collecting desert roses for the wives, hopefully it doesn't break!

Beyond the Wurgle

Cart is getting less and less heavy, until next water stop

Beyond the Wurgle

Taking a breather

Beyond the Wurgle

See, we told you it was the border!

Beyond the Wurgle

The border. Yes, a rock and sign post!

Beyond the Wurgle

A swimming pool of sorts!

Beyond the Wurgle

More dunes...

The Wurgle surfaces...

Dunes...

The Wurgle surfaces...

Place to rest our weary feet

The Wurgle surfaces...

Getting advice from the locals

The Wurgle surfaces...

Camp site in the dunes

The Wurgle surfaces...

Shade!

The Wurgle surfaces...

Dunes view

The Wurgle surfaces...

View from the dunes

The Wurgle surfaces...

Trekking along 5

The honeymoon is almost over

Trekking along 4

The honeymoon is almost over

Trekking along 3

The honeymoon is almost over

Trekking along 2

The honeymoon is almost over

Trekking along 1

The honeymoon is almost over

Tracks..

The honeymoon is almost over

One way to air out a pair of stinky socks!

The honeymoon is almost over

It's the simple things in life that make it all worthwhile

The honeymoon is almost over

Shade is shade after all!

The honeymoon is almost over

Well-earned rest

The honeymoon is almost over

Stopping for the night

The honeymoon is almost over

Motivation

The honeymoon is almost over

The Empty Quarter truly is empty

The honeymoon is almost over

Campsite view 2

The honeymoon is almost over

Campsite view

The honeymoon is almost over

Dave contemplating why he agreed to be a part of the team ;-)

The honeymoon is almost over

Calling home

The honeymoon is almost over

Calling home

The honeymoon is almost over

Camp site - as you can see, we miss our home comforts...

First weekend done and dusted

Well deserved rest! Shade is shade...

First weekend done and dusted

Desolate...

First weekend done and dusted

Repair stop (for the muscles and the cart!)

First weekend done and dusted

Awesome view

First weekend done and dusted

Camp site

First weekend done and dusted

Along the route

First weekend done and dusted

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Pre walk

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Pre walk

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