Day 19, 103 words

Dead Camel Camp to Desert Camp, 143 km

Another cold morning. More comfortable thanks to mittens pulled from our bags. Scenery the same as the day prior: sand, rocky hills, camels (living and dead).

Without question, today is remarkable for the aggressive traffic. In particular, the buses, which refuse to slow down or give way on a road without paved shoulders. Repeatedly, we were forced off the road by buses coming within inches of us.

They drive like maniacs.

A new strategy is to be proactive. To pull to the side of the road each time we see passing buses about to intersect one another.

Makes for a slower, safer journey.

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