Travel Blogs from Nouadhibou, Mauritania

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Nouadibou, Nouadibou, Mauritania travel blog

Nouadibou

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update on Nouadibou in our entry from St Louis, Senegal. Cheers, K & ...

Nouadhibou  : ex Port Etienne, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Nouadhibou : ex Port Etienne

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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... incontournable avec ce soir la premiere rencontre et diner avec des routards de chez routards. Prévision de journée de demain a Nouadhibou et ensuite on avisera sur la suite. Banc d'Argain et Chinghetti vraisemblablement avec routards sympa peut ...

Fronteira Marrocos - Mauritânia, Guerguarate, Morocco travel blog

Fronteira Marrocos - Mauritânia

A travel blog entry by ikono

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Terras do diabo. Uma picada rochosa sob o chicote ardente do Sol e sob a ameaça de explosão devido as minas plantadas fora do que se ousou chamar o « trilho » para as viaturas circularem. Esse cenario chega a tomar proporções macabras com ...

Mauritania, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Mauritania

A travel blog entry by ikono

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... possibilidade de me darem um carimbo gratuito no passaporte. As coisas terão de ser diferentes daqui para a frente.     Nouadhibou   Conseguimos sair  da fronteira 4 horas depois de la termos chegado, mas sem seguro do carro. ...

Mauritania, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Mauritania

A travel blog entry by arlash

... well. The Sahel is just around the corner.  We spent most of the first day at the border getting out of Morocco and into Mauritania.   Slow and steady seems to be the system here. No one is in a rush to do anything.  We had several ...

Day 10 : Nouâdhibou - Iwik, Iwik, Mauritania travel blog

Day 10 : Nouâdhibou - Iwik

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

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... change money, get Mauritanian and CEDEAO insurances for the car, and buy tickets for the Parc National du Banc d'Arguin. We left Nouadhibou around 12h30 and took the new tar road down to Machi, and then followed the tracks through Banc d'Arguin. We ...

Day 9 : Dakhla - Nouâdhibou, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Day 9 : Dakhla - Nouâdhibou

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

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... of sparkling water and chocolate. Sounds crazy?... it is indeed, but alcohol is prohibited in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. This border is an experience of its own: the Moroccan Gendarmerie Royale, Police and Customs officers inspected the vehicle ...

Mauritania, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Mauritania

A travel blog entry by arlash

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... well. The Sahel is just around the corner.  We spent most of the first day at the border getting out of Morocco and into Mauritania.   Slow and steady seems to be the system here. No one is in a rush to do anything.  We had several ...

Day 25-Mauritania, Nouadhibou-Welcome to the Moon, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Day 25-Mauritania, Nouadhibou-Welcome to the Moon

A travel blog entry by oliveramber

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... no more than 5km!  At least we were now on our way and in another country.  Yay. Few things about Mauritania: 1.    It has the longest trains in the world.  A mix of iron ore and passenger trains.  ...

Debut Mauritanie, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Debut Mauritanie

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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Enfin la Mauritanie et le vrai desert. Contrairement a ce que disent les forums sur Internet je nai aucun mal a avoir un visa mauritanien a la frontiere. On paye 20 euros et hop on recoit son visa et ceci sans backshish. Nouhadibou reste la ville ...

Border crossing, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Border crossing

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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... end a cheeky customs guy still asked for a bottle of spirits. We then had to leave the immigration area and drive to Mauritania. This involved driving along a track through a minefield. I say track but it was so rough just crossing open ground that I had ...

Mauritania!, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Mauritania!

A travel blog entry by beattie99

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... land.no mans land means absolutely no man cares for it. Theres is no raid just rocks and deep sand, Adrian nearly falls. Enter Mauritania, all the soldiers and police are wearing ray bans and headscarfs with the odd AK thrown in. We dodge the dodgeys and ...

Western Sahara and Mauritania, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Western Sahara and Mauritania

A travel blog entry by frusc101

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... more prepared and maybe take a book out with me! In any case we eventually made it through into our second African country; Mauritania, where I felt our journey really begins as we step off the more popular tourist routes and into West Africa. My first ...

Fuck You..., Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Fuck You...

A travel blog entry by asci

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schallt es mir hier jeden Tag entgegen wenn ich in Dakhla auf die Strasse laufe. Motherfucker folgt dann meisstens hinterher. Ursache dieser oralen Erguesse minderjaehriger Jungen bin ich, wobei ich nicht weiss womit ich das verdient hab. Aber hier ist ...

Nouadhibou to Atar, Nouadhibou to Atar, Mauritania travel blog

Nouadhibou to Atar

A travel blog entry by jeanchristophes

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... carry on with the next leg of our trip. All of us had at some time or another read about Mauritania and subsequently the train trip from Nouadhibou to Choum, the very one that we were planning on taking today. Mauritania is obviously a desert country ...

Dakhla to Nouadhibou, Dakhla to Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Dakhla to Nouadhibou

A travel blog entry by jeanchristophes

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... would walk into town and meet up with the rest of the group who, but resolved to taking a taxi after 20 minutes. Nouadhibou being my first Mauritanian town consisted of a lot of concrete block buildings with dusty roads and sand for footpaths. The was ...

Нуадибу, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Нуадибу

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Сamp Chez Abba в Нуадибу, Мавритания. Сплю в кравати.  ...

Roads less travelled, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Roads less travelled

A travel blog entry by kkandsteve

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So after being very looked after by the people of Dakhla we ventured forth to Mauritania. There is no transport between the countries.  We managed to get a good deal and for 30quid each got a place in a banged out old Mercedes that was going across ...

Naughty-where?, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Naughty-where?

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... had started their trip in Rabat and after cycling for 5 days through Western Sahara, were resting their tired limbs in Nouadhibou.  While the desert terrain is mostly flat, they explained that strong winds and swirling sand made it a more difficult ...

New Year, New Country, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

New Year, New Country

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... at a neighborhood cafe and grabbing some bread and cheese for the road, we were ready for the 450 km drive from Dakhla to Nouadhibou. The "choffeur" Abderrehman, seemed like an old hand on this route. When he met us the evening before, he wanted to know ...

Riding the Iron Ore Train, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Riding the Iron Ore Train

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... get on a shared 4x4 taxi to Atar, capital of the Adrar region which is the spiritual and historical center of Mauritania. The historical centers of Ouadane and Chinguetti along with opportunities to explore the Mauritanian Sahara make Adrar an interesting ...

:), Nouâdhibou, Mauritania travel blog

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A travel blog entry by kaya_travel

Tego dnia wyruszyliśmy ze Spaniszami do Mauretanii. Przed odjazdem z Dakhli spotkaliśmy jeszcze Anglika – Howarda i Francuza Remiego, którzy do nas dołączyli. Droga była długa, wyjątkowo mecząca jednak ...

Nouadhibou & Cap Blanc, Mauritania, Oct 15, 2007, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Nouadhibou & Cap Blanc, Mauritania, Oct 15, 2007

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... We spent a full day and two nights in Nouadhibou to relax and recuperate between the two stretches of our Saharan crossing.  Nouadhibou is Mauritania's second largest city and a major fishing and iron ore port.  From the looks of it, it's not ...

Banc D'Arguin Desert, Mauritania, Oct 16- 17, 2007, Nouamghar, Mauritania travel blog

Banc D'Arguin Desert, Mauritania, Oct 16- 17, 2007

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... a conscious decision to take the adventure route south now that there's a newly paved highway the entire way between Nouakchott and Nouadhibou.  And adventure it was - our three days through Banc D'Arguin were as exciting and enjoyable as the three ...

Into Sharia Law, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Into Sharia Law

A travel blog entry by kenziertw

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... correct thing. Either side of the road were minefields. We changed money into Ouguiya, and camped. 10th December We looked around Nouadhibou. I saw a shop selling toys, and saw a realistics looking gun - not suprising - it turned out to be a real AK47 ...

Western Sahara, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Western Sahara

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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... trips are out), over the tropic of cancer and onto the border with Mauritania. We got to the border with Mauritania on the 5th Nov just north of Nouadhibou.  Took 2 hours to get out of Western Sahara and then 2 more to get into Mauritania. ...

Crossing the Sahara to the Mauritanian Border, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Crossing the Sahara to the Mauritanian Border

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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Another early start and getaway this morning (7.30am). Again we were to have long day on the truck through the hammama (the local name for this area of the Sahara. So on we continued following the lines of pylons marching ever south. We stopped for a ...

Entrée en Mauritanie: De Dakhla à Nouadhibou, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Entrée en Mauritanie: De Dakhla à Nouadhibou

A travel blog entry by ventalili

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... ce « facilitateur », lié par un contrat à durée très indéterminée avec le campement de la Baie du Lévrier de Nouadhibou, nous permettra de franchir tous les obstacles de l’entrée en Mauritanie en moins d’une heure et demie. Nous en ...

Land Mines, Mine Field, Western Sahara travel blog

Land Mines

A travel blog entry by isidor

Land Mines in the frontier of Western Sahara with Mauritania. In the night is very exciting driving for the ...

We're...NOT..going to score 1 more than Nouadhibou, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

We're...NOT..going to score 1 more than Nouadhibou

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsrontour

... bumped into one of his mates.  He had many friends among the Mauritanian community in Dakhla - a community established before Mauritania's withdrawal from Western Sahara in 1979.  The two of them took us around several Mauritanian shops, where ...

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