Travel Blogs from Nema, Mauritania

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On my way to Dakar!, Awainatt Zbill, Mauritania travel blog

On my way to Dakar!

A travel blog entry by mikelbt

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... ceremony and party was to the south.    I wish I could have taken a lot of pictures, but some people in Mauritania are pretty sensitive on the subject, so I usually refrain from taking any when there are large groups of people.  I gave ...

Sand , blisters, digging and flat tyres, Nema, Mauritania travel blog

Sand , blisters, digging and flat tyres

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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... Sahara. The ancient and elusive town of Oulata is to be our destination. This town is in the middle of nowhere in eastern Mauritania. Hundreds of years ago it was the last staging post for the old camel caravans as they headed to Timbuktu. Nowadays its ...

The General Comes to Town, Awainatt Zbill, Mauritania travel blog

The General Comes to Town

A travel blog entry by mikelbt

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... Zbill.  This past week we saw more excitement than we have in a while as General Aziz passed through town on his way to Nema for a speech.  For those of you not on the up and up with Mauritanian politics, Aziz is the man that led the coup last ...

National Women's Day, Awainatt Zbill, Mauritania travel blog

National Women's Day

A travel blog entry by mikelbt

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Hey there everyone.   All is well here.  We are keeping busy at the center and trying to beat the heat, which I am afraid, is here to stay for a while.   As the 8th of March was International Women's Day, we had a day of festivities at ...

Power!!!!!, Awainatt Zbill, Mauritania travel blog

Power!!!!!

A travel blog entry by mikelbt

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Hey everyone,   All is well out here.  The past week has been ridiculously windy.  From about 9:00 in the morning until about 9:00 at night the wind has been incessant.  It calms down in the evenings, only to pick right back up the ...

First few weeks at site!, Awaytt Zbill, Mauritania travel blog

First few weeks at site!

A travel blog entry by mikelbt

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... supplies for the GMC (or Mike supplies....)  PLEASE feel free.  We have a post box in Ayoun, and should be back here every few weeks. Michael.jaruszewicz@gmail.com   Mike Jaruszewicz Corps de la Paix BP 4, Ayoun El Atrouss ...

Thanksgiving!, Awaynatt Zbill, Mauritania travel blog

Thanksgiving!

A travel blog entry by mikelbt

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... were, however, in for or a surprise.  A few days before, the hakim let us know he was going to bring a few of the Mauritania National Guard with him for event security.  I liked the idea, only because I thought it was cool we were going to have ...

Holiday time!, Awaynatt Zbill, Mauritania travel blog

Holiday time!

A travel blog entry by mikelbt

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... a few vacation days to relax and bring in the New Year in St. Louis, Senegal, the one time capital of Senegal and Mauritania.  Unfortunately, I have not the time to go into the history, but it is terribly interesting for any of you interested. A ...

The Road to Oualata, Nema, Mauritania travel blog

The Road to Oualata

A travel blog entry by andrewsinclair

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... nbsp; Randomly met a Norwegian speaking person early in the day...how random is that. Dist cov = 94 km 12th - Early morning run to Nema to stock up on water before the border.  A few more boggings and then we were home free.  Headed south to ...

Nema, Nema, Mauritania travel blog

Nema

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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Nema, Nema, Mauritania travel blog

Nema

A travel blog entry by isidor

This is ...

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