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Katrine Hudson, from Kirkby Underwood, and Richard Dixon-Warren, from Haconby, take part in the Sahara Trek 2019 in aid of the Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance

Two intrepid walkers have spoken of their experiences of walking in the 40-degree-plus Saharan heat.

Katrine Hudson, 42, from Kirkby Underwood and Richard Dixon-Warren, 62, from Haconby, both took part in the in the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance Sahara Trek, a 62-mile challenge in temperatures between 40 and 50 degrees.

Starting from Marrakech, the capital of Morocco, the six-day walk from September 28 to October 6 took in stunning sand dunes such as the 300 metre Erg Zaher, the furthest point from civilisation.

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