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Apr 10, 2006 - Ubari Lakes - Sebha

Woke as intended at 4am, and with the telescope still reasonably assembled it was only a few moments work to get it up and running. However, the moon still lay low in the north west so we thought we would give it another half hour to see if the sky would get any darker. However, Abdul was not really up to it, so come 4.30 I left him slumbering while Guenther and I went out for one final look at the Libyan night sky. The die-hards in the nearby party were clearly made of sterner stuff because they were still drumming away even at this...

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Apr 3, 2006 - Ghadames to Sebha

A parting of the ways this morning as the main group headed back to Tripoli in the big bus, while the intrepid explorers Sabine, Guenther, Matthias and I in the care of Abdul and a new driver Mohammed set off on the long drive to Sebha. Amanda gave a short speech on the hotel forecourt thanking our leader Abdul, driver Sofian and minder Ali for all their efforts in making the trip an enjoyable one, and a tip of various currencies was distributed. The main group was away first, along with one of my two telescopes and Sabine's laptop, while I...

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