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101 Perfect Desert Instagram Captions for your Travel Photos

Is there anything more vast than a desert? If you are looking for the most comprehensive list of desert captions for Instagram then you are in the right place! I have put together over 100 desert captions, from inspirational quotes, to short messages to help you find the perfect caption for your desert photos.

No two deserts are ever the same and each desert photo deserves its own special caption. Whether you are in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Australia, Dubai, the United States, or any of the other deserts around the world, you will find plenty of ideas and the perfect fit for your message!

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Best Desert Captions for Instagram

What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote. – Edward Abbey

The desert tells a different story every time one ventures onto it – Robert Edison Fulton Jr.

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well. – Antoine de St. Exupery

A beautiful thing is never perfect. – Egyptian proverb

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Life is DRY as a desert lest you find the oasis of Love – Soulful Tanu Vermani

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. – John Muir

Once a year, go someplace you have never been before – Dalai Lama

To travel is to live.

Your wings already exist, all you have to do is fly.

Wherever you go, go with all your heart – Confucious

Take only memories, leave only footprints.

My favorite thing is to go where I have never been – Diane Arbus

Sunset is still my favorite color and rainbow is second – Mattie Stepenek

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traveling, it makes your speechless and then turns you into a storyteller -Erol Ozan

Some beautiful paths cannot be discovered without getting lost – Erol Ozan

Normal is boring.

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page – Saint Augustine

She created a life she loved.

The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams! – Oprah Winfrey

Desert Quotes - A rose in the desert can only survive on its strength not its beauty.

Inspirational Desert Instagram Captions

If a flower can flourish in the desert, you can flourish anywhere – Matshona Dhliwayo

Seek peacefully, you will find. – Egyptian Proverb

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And when you can’t go back, you have to worry only about going forward – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

It is the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Travel makes on modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world – Gustave Flaubert

Life is always like a desert. You’ll either find an oasis or will end up in a mirage while finding one – Surimal Kundu

The desert, when the sun comes up, I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the earth began. – Tom Hanks

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Like water in the desert is wisdom to the soul. – Edward Counsel

You can’t fight the desert. You have to ride with it. – Lous L’Amour

But in the desert, in the pure clean atmosphere, in the silence – where you can find yourself – Father Dioscuros

The desert is a natural extension of inner silence of the body – Jean Baudrillar

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page – Saint Augustine

The desert, when the sun comes up. I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began. -Tom Hanks

All you have to do is contemplate a simple grain of sand, and you will see in it, all the marvels of creation. – Paulo Coelho

The desert is so huge, and the horizon so distant, that they make a person feel small, and as if he should remain silent – Paulo Coelho

The desert tells a different story, every time one ventures into it – Robert Edison Fulton Jr.

We all have our own deserts. That may not be the same as my desert, but we all have to cross them to find a purpose in life and be free. – Yeonmi Park

I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space – Robyn Davidson

A rose in the desert can only survive on its strength, not its beauty – Matchona Dhliwayo

This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought. – T. E. Lawrence

Traveling, it makes your speechless and then turns you into a storyteller -Erol Ozan

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Travel … The best way to be lost… And found… At the same time. – Brenna Smith

A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome. – Matshona Dhilwayo

Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light. – Joyce Carol Oates

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I knew I was a grain of sand in the vast desert that never ended and he was a sparkling star in the sky. – Aleena Yasin

She thirsted for love, but found only a mirage. Some hearts are a desert you can die wandering in. – John Mark Green

Simplicity is the heart of everything. If you look to the desert, apparently the desert is very simple but it’s full of life, it’s full of hidden places and the beauty is that it looks simple but it’s complex in the way that it expresses the soul of the world or God. – Paulo Coelho

It is like being in the desert. At first you listen to the absence of sounds and call it silence. Then suddenly you may be taken by the presence of stillness where you are one with listening itself. – Jean Klein

Desert, in general, is a very good place to find yourself. Or lose yourself. – Maynard James Keenan

The Mojave is a big desert and a frightening one. It’s as though nature tested a man for endurance and constancy to prove whether he was good enough to get to California. – John Steinbeck

Desert captions - the desert tells a different story every time one ventures into it.

Short Desert Captions

A desert is a place without expectation – Nadine Gordimer

Sunshine all the time makes a desert. – Arab Proverb

I’m standing in the desert, waiting for my ship to come in. – Sheryl Crow

To travel is to live

Take only memories, leave only footprints

Your wings already exist, all you have to do is fly.

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Funny Desert Captions, Puns and Jokes

What did the camel say to the Oasis? I’ll never desert you.

When the camel saw the sick sand, he asked, “How are you dune?”

Life is like a camel, you can make it do anything but back up – Marcelene Cox

I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink – Joe E Lewis

The weird guy brought a car door to the desert. He thought he could wind the window down if it gets too warm

If a pig gets hot in a dessert it shouts, “I’m bacon out here.”

The desert sun is brilliant. It has over five thousand degrees!

You can never starve in a desert because of all the sand which is present in it.

When a camel needs to hide in the desert, they usually camel-flage themselves.

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And then there is the most dangerous risk of all – the risk of spending your life not doing what you want, on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later. – Randy Komisar

The last quote above is my absolute favorite and what this website is all about. So many times we think we have so much time, but the future is not guaranteed. I hope you read that quote a few times and let it sink in. Tomorrow is never promised. Do not put off that trip or not bother snapping that photo! Carpe Diem (Seize the Day) and get out there! If you read more posts on this site, I promise I will make it as easy as possible!

I hope these desert Instagram captions have given you plenty of ideas for your photos. You can use these quotes on Instagram, Facebook, or when making photo books to share your memories. Did you wake up in the desert? Maybe in Jordan’s desert? (I know we all wish!) Well, if you did, you can also check out these good morning captions for the morning photos with your cup of coffee in hand and these perfect camping captions for your bucket list desert camping trip!

Many deserts come with stunning mountain landscapes. Use these mountain captions in your photos as well!

You may also want to have a read of these popular vacation quotes and tropical quotes as well as relatable quotes about traveling with family!

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