Gatwick Airport before the off
loading the water for the long trip into the desert
The first of many pee stops
mud bath at the first camp site
transfer from comfy buses to uncomfy army trucks
Niall on an army truck
trying to waterproof a tent
Simon enjoys the mud bath
trying to have some dinner in the rain
tarte tatin - wet style (ltr Niall, Simon, Chris)
Supplies for the desert
The home made gaitor adapatations
Theresa at the check-in - check how clean the gear is.
queue to check-in
Niall takes the sit=down route in the queue
RAF dudes do an anti-rain dance
Niall and Jo on the start line.
First couple of minutes of the race
Nialls sandcastle as promised
Simon gets way too excited about another freezedried meal.
Aussie Adam gets adopted by tent 67
Simon performs minor surgery - and was very squeamish.
map of the long day - notice the lack of compass bearings on second half :-(
Our tent was robbed at 6am every morning.
Niall's feet (the red stuff is iodine not blood)
real food at last.
Simon crawls home after finishing MDS. hurray
bizzarre heat rash.
insoles and duct tape sandals - all the rage in Morocco