Spain and the crowds who lined the route from Paris to Andalusia were behind them. Although a novice, John knew after the first gruelling 250 kilometres in Morocco they’d be lucky to get the car through the next two stages. The temperatures over 130 degrees had made them all boil. They’d used all their water. They’d need more to survive the 400 km to Ouarzazate. There were rumours that water in Errchidia was expensive during the race.
They travelled slowly, nursing their head and their block. Mile after mile of dry desert.
“What on earth?”
“Drivers who buried their head in the sand.”
In response to the photo prompt provided Jean L Hays for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers where all are welcome to join in the 100 word flash fiction challenge. To read other entries follow the link on Rochelle’s site by hitting the blue frog.