The second man was a Bedouin: a camel-driver of the Libyan Desert.
East of this route across the Sahara there is a portion of the desert called the Libyan Desert.
On the south, Barca consists of a desert plain descending gradually to the northerly depressions of the Libyan Desert.
The Libyan Desert reaches to the Sahara, which stretches across the continent.
A low ridge of limestone and sandstone hills separates it from the Libyan Desert on the west.