"Ushering" in the new year with a trip to one of the driest places on earth, Usher ended the year 2013 on an adventure in the Sahara Desert.
He definitely enjoyed the sand and sun, but not in the way most of his friends would have, on the beach, and the 35-year-old media mogul talk a handful of snapshots detailing his epic journey.
The "Scream" singer visited the North African nation of Morocco. posing for his pics in in scarves and local garb, writing on Instagram, "You gotta explore a little bit more in 2014."
Usher also included some snapshots of a native serenade video of robe-clad Berber musicians and a local family, writing, "Slept in the Sahara… Check."