The International Sahara Festival held in Douz in the end of December, is an annual festival celebrating the nomadic culture of the Sahara desert. The festival which began in 1910, is today one of the biggest and most important international festivals in the world, attracting around 100,000 humans a day from all over Tunisia and other Maghrebien countries as well as tourists from all over the world.
Throughout its 4 days, the festival showcases the Saharan way of life which is basically based on camel exploitation and indeed one of the festival’s main events is the Great Race which is an international camel marathon of 42 kilometers. Other abuse event are "regular" camel races, camel wrestling, acrobatic horse riding demonstrations and Saharan dogs race, which is Arabian hound dogs chasing hares across the dunes until they catch them for the crowd’s amusement.
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Located in the southern end of Colorado's San Luis Valley, Crestone
Colorado holds much history.
Although a town only since the 1880's spawned by the miner's
quest for gold, the area has held inhabitants for thousands of
years. Ancient peoples held the belief that the area was sacred
and were drawn to the area by its healing energy, beauty and
many hot mineral springs.
Current population is around 150 and perhaps another 1500 people
live in the surrounding area.
Located on the outskirts of Crestone CO the White Eagle Lodge At
Crestone is the oldest and largest facility providing lodging and
conference facilities to travelers, spiritual retreatants and conference
Visitors to the Great Sand Dunes National Park will also find that
the White Eagle Lodge At Crestone provides convenient and
comfortable lodging for day trips to explore the magnificent dunes.
Crestone Colorado provides an unforgettable experience to all who
SolarReserve, a U.S. developer of large-scale solar power projects, today announced completion of the 540-foot solar power tower for its 110 megawatt (MW) Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant located near Tonopah, Nev. Utilizing the most advanced solar thermal technology worldwide, the Crescent Dunes Plant will be the nation’s first commercial-scale solar power facility with fully integrated energy storage and the largest power plant of its kind in the world.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/54637-solarreserve-world-s-largest-molten-salt-solar-tower-plant-zero-emission
Buddy Boutonniere, a big hearted Standard Poodle, is a rescue dog who finds love and purpose in this world and the next. His pal MacKenzie, a take charge Border Collie who narrates Buddy’s story, learns the power of friendship and acceptance through Buddy’s travails and triumphs. Learn about the book and about this author here, http://www.buddystail.com Children Ages 9 and up (Actually dog loving adults also like this book)
DAZZLING DESERT BEAUTY
Abu Dhabi – CCM News. At this week’s Dubai Motor Show Mercedes has introduced the exclusive SLS AMG Desert Gold edition. Nobody has ever seen the 563 hp car on the road until it was spied cruising past the desert dunes in the United Arab Emirates. Here is the video!
Marathonrally.com 3rd official Live-Video from the Budapest Bamako Rally 2009. Last part of the Liaison through Europe and entering in Maroc/Africa. Watch all videos at www.marathonrally.com and learn more about the Budapest Bamako Rally.
Marathonrally.com 2nd official Live-Video from the Budapest Bamako Rally 2009. Liaison through Europe and short stop in Monte Carlo / Monaco. Watch all videos at www.marathonrally.com and learn more about the Budapest Bamako Rally.