Travel Blogs from Western Sahara

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On our second day in marrakesh we sampled ..., Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

On our second day in marrakesh we sampled ...

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... felt much better the next day so we headed south to a town called Laayoune. We have now left Morocco and are in Western Sahara which is still disputed territory and so there is a heavy military presence with UN peacekeeping forces. All this means for us ...

Militaires, Onu & co !, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Militaires, Onu & co !

A travel blog entry by mel_et_charlo

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Au réveil, Mel est toujours malade, c'est donc Charles qui prend toutes les commandes !! Tandis que Charles roule, fait à manger, Mel Dort ! On suit la mer ! L’infini de l’Océan à droite, l’infini du Désert à gauche. Ici ...

Western Sahara, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Western Sahara

A travel blog entry by arlash

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Western Shara is pretty desolate.  Not much going on here, so we travel during the day and make our bush camp around ...

333 kms parcourus..., Echtoucan, Western Sahara travel blog

333 kms parcourus...

A travel blog entry by mel_et_charlo

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A travel blog entry by mel_et_charlo

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Nous nous souviendrons longtemps de cet endroit ! D'abord à cause de l'arrivée douloureuse car précédée de 100km parcourus de nuit et à 30 km/h, autant dire 3h30 avec un bruit de vieille machine rouillée !!! Là c'est grave. Beaucoup de stress, de ...

Dakhla (ex Villa Cisneros), Ad Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

Dakhla (ex Villa Cisneros)

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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Route longue et fastidieuse de Boujdour à Daklha. Rien pour s'arréter, seulement pour besoins naturels. Mais nous vous avons trouvé quelques pécheurs. Arrivée à Daklha vers 15:00 et constat après le plein que nous avons consommé 16 l/100 contre 9 ...

Boujdour, Boujdour, Western Sahara travel blog

Boujdour

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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500 km de désert, c'est long et de peu d'intéret. Mais nous avons cherché les meilleurs coins et vous les proposons en photo. Ce soir nuit dans un Camping 4*, coté Bungalow de luxe (lits, eau y compris chaude, cuisine, salon télé) Beucoup ...

Surgery in the back of the Truck, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

Surgery in the back of the Truck

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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... now common to see camels wandering by the side of the road and large moving sand dunes. We camped several nights in Western Sahara, including a night near a large set of sand dunes several kilometers inland from the coast, another camp full of scorpions ...

Laayoune, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Laayoune

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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Plein de gas-oil fait au prix de 4.11 dirhams (soit 0.37€) le litre. Big Toy est gavé, mais nous n'aurons pas la place pour en ramener en ...

Some off-road and beautiful landscapes, Ad Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

Some off-road and beautiful landscapes

A travel blog entry by raicorosenberg

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Things in Boujdour get delayed again, Jay picks up our clothes from Sidis house (many thanks!) while i empty the hotel room. Downstairs we try to fix my car stereo checking all sorts of cables and connections. For some reason unknown to us its working ...

Western Sahara's Story, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Western Sahara's Story

A travel blog entry by hmax

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Western Sahara Much of the journey through Western Sahara involved long driving days, in which the scenery changed from rocky semi-arid desert, to sand dunes to sandy flat plains. Many of the bush camps were hampered by strong sandy winds, and camel meat ...

Big saharan town, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Big saharan town

A travel blog entry by raicorosenberg

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... to look more exotic in the sense that it was now proper desert. Flat plains and straight but beaten roads. Like the old western films where telegraph poles followed railway tracks, there were big power lines parallel to the main artery of the desert. The ...

Jay ends in Hospital, Boujdour, Western Sahara travel blog

Jay ends in Hospital

A travel blog entry by raicorosenberg

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Again, we arrive late at night into the small town of boujdour. There have been many police checkpoints on the way here and many were close to each other. Bit pointless since this is the only road going through. At a thorough police check just before the ...

Le sud Marocain, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

Le sud Marocain

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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C est vraiment un trou paumé mais c est une ville strategique pour le maroc. D ou une presence militaire tres importante. Vu le nombre de militaire j ai fait tres peu de photo. Meme si je garderai le souvenir de mon passage de la frontiere Maroc ...

Sand as far as the eye could see, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Sand as far as the eye could see

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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... the only tourists there. Solid travelling for 5 days bound for Mauritania, we drove through the guts of the Moroccan territory known as 'Western Sahara'. When we had told Shaun's dad (who had served for the UN in the 90's in Western Sahara), that we ...

Dakhla, Western Sahara, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

Dakhla, Western Sahara

A travel blog entry by bronwen

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... in Laayoune. On the petrol front though things are really looking up, the cost has almost halved since crossing the old Morocco/Western Sahara border. A geed thing as the Western Sahara is as long as the journey from the South of England to the highlands ...

Saharan Hospitality at its finest, Boujdour, Western Sahara travel blog

Saharan Hospitality at its finest

A travel blog entry by raicorosenberg

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... to scratch obviously. Sidis mum watches and helps a bit. I'm surprised she can understand Spanish and later find out that people in Sahara still speak Spanish since the Spanish occupied Sahara till the 70s i think. I should have known this but have been a ...

Western Sahara, Laayoune Plage, Western Sahara travel blog

Western Sahara

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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... and then he asked for a bottle of spirits. He got the same reply but was quite happy. Also today we have passed into Western Sahara, it is a separate country administered by Morocco since they took it from Spain in a bloodless coup in 1982. Her I have to ...

Dakhla 630km completed, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

Dakhla 630km completed

A travel blog entry by beattie99

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... from the side of the road...(might be a joke in there?). Loads of police checks today (7 in total) as we crossed into western Sahara, some friendlier than others but each one took all our details, thank goodness for the "fiches". Give a man a badge, a ...

la route du sud..., Alayoune, Morocco travel blog

la route du sud...

A travel blog entry by mapoirat

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Salute!! Me voici en route pour la Mauritanie après 3 jours dans Essaouira la superbe (ma ville préféré du Maroc!) en compagnie de mes 2 croates. Je m'étalerais plus la prochaine fois, je vous fais simplement partager de jolies photos. Allez les ...

Desert Camping and off to the Border, Ad Dahkla, Western Sahara travel blog

Desert Camping and off to the Border

A travel blog entry by raicorosenberg

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Had 38.6c fever last night starting midday so didn't take any photos or did much as a result. Took 500mg paracetamol and felt way better, almost like normal. Jay had been very busy selling on the street and getting rid of as much stuff as possible. I ...

Первый д, Cabo Bojador, Western Sahara travel blog

Первый д

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Чистое поле между дорогой и морем. Дикий ...

Still south, Bir Anzarane, Western Sahara travel blog

Still south

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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After a quiet night we drove once more towards Mauritania. On the way we saw a large herd of camels, but also to our surprise we saw four camels being transported in the back of a land-rover. How the owner got them to kneel down there we do not know as ...

Going further south, Boujdour, Western Sahara travel blog

Going further south

A travel blog entry by dani.bora

Map update in progress, a full entry soon. Stay ...

Bye bye Western Sahara, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Bye bye Western Sahara

A travel blog entry by dani.bora

Map update in progress, a full entry soon. Stay ...

Central mosque (El Aaiun, Western Sahara), El Aaiún, Western Sahara travel blog

Central mosque (El Aaiun, Western Sahara)

A travel blog entry by camilo9015

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it ia the main mosque of Western Sahara ...

Through the gates of Western Sahara, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Through the gates of Western Sahara

A travel blog entry by dani.bora

Map update in progress, a full entry soon. Stay ...

Шорт под, Bir Gandús, Western Sahara travel blog

Шорт под

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Мотель в 90 км от границы. Сплю в кровати. ...

Kinder hunting und spaeter trampen in sahara, Cabo Bojador, Western Sahara travel blog

Kinder hunting und spaeter trampen in sahara

A travel blog entry by asci

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...and 3 videos...  What is Kinder-Hunting? Well, say u walk down a street in Bojador at night to the beach and there are kids playing soccer, and u bought some mandarins and bananas before which u are eating. U can be sure they will ask u to give ...

The land of Sand and Sea, Western Sahara, Western Sahara travel blog

The land of Sand and Sea

A travel blog entry by rachels

We leave Morocco after losing tyres and a series of beautiful stops and head into disputed teritory. All I can really say that there is a lot of sand, but its oddly beautiful and relaxing in a mysterious kind of way. There is no particular road, so pick ...

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