Travel Blogs from Western Sahara

Dates With Two Swedes...Watching the Sunrise, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

Dates With Two Swedes...Watching the Sunrise

A travel blog entry by dsslack

... myself.   22 hours, 104 police Checkpoints from Agidir, I arrive in Dakhla, a quaint town in the country of Western Sahara.  I planned to stay there for one night and continue on to Nouahibou in Mauritania, but the ride was so exhausting ...

So long and thanks for all the fiche, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

So long and thanks for all the fiche

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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The 1400km bus ride from Marrakech to Dakhla in Western Sahara (not really a country, but controlled by Morocco) takes about 24 hours, leaving (and arriving) at 3:30 pm. We were dreading this but it turned out to be quite bearable. Good quality bus on a ...

"Sahara" - mon cheri!

A travel blog entry by kaya_travel

postanowiliśmy odłączyć się od Hiszpanów i następnego dnia łapać stopa z samego rana. pogoda fatalna, jednak po kilkunastu minutach miły Arab podwiózł nas na wylotówkę w kierunku Dakhli, ale tam ...

Crossing the Sahara, Morocco, Oct 13 - 14, 2007, Dakhlah, Western Sahara travel blog

Crossing the Sahara, Morocco, Oct 13 - 14, 2007

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... of turkey affairs that were so common with our group) in a gas station's parking lot near the military checkpoint into Western Sahara territory.  There were only a few settlements south of that line, the largest being Laayoune, the territory's ...

30 November Mauritania, western sahara, Mauritania travel blog

30 November Mauritania

A travel blog entry by derrick241

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30 November Mauritania We are still wending our way to the Mauritanian border, about another day should do it, I reckon So it's been long drives with lunch and pee breaks, they have found a card game, it’s very popular with some of them on their, I ...

The Alchemist #3, Ad Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

The Alchemist #3

A travel blog entry by nikkiryan

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Pages 66-80 Once earning enough money to cover what the thief had stolen, Santiago decided to return home. But then he was reminded of the treasure in Egypt, and decided to join a caravan heading to Al-Fayoum. In the caravan, he met the Englishman, a ...

Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Cancer, Western Sahara travel blog

Tropic of Cancer

A travel blog entry by kenziertw

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8th December We reached the Tropic of Cancer   around noon - identified by GPS, and marked by a cairn and a line of rocks in the desert . A mile and a half further South we came across a   signpost for the Tropic . At last it feels like ...

beach bar and around, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

beach bar and around

A travel blog entry by on_my_way

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Overlanding Notes for the Western Sahara, Guerguarat, Western Sahara travel blog

Overlanding Notes for the Western Sahara

A travel blog entry by landylove

... rocks, north of border post at Guerguarat N21 31.062, W16 56.162.   Very windy.  Border Crossings Morocco – Western Sahara Lots of road blocks and police checks.  You just need to make sure you have around 20 photocopies of the ...

maroc, ouest sahara : layoune, boujdour, dakhla, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

maroc, ouest sahara : layoune, boujdour, dakhla

A travel blog entry by loelai

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The Alchemist, Bir Lahlou, Western Sahara travel blog

The Alchemist

A travel blog entry by _arianna_

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Santiago is now inside the Sahara desert, riding his camel with the rest of the caravan. He has met a strange, but well educated Englishman, who is also on a path to find his Personal Legend. He speaks of alchemy, and lots of other wonderful things that ...

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 ...

Sahara dessert, Tifariti, Western Sahara travel blog

Sahara dessert

A travel blog entry by galin1961

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Today we drove over the Atlas Mountains. I was interesting watching the scenery change. On the other side we hit a sand storm. The winds were horrific and the sand was so thick that you couldn't see the end of the bonnet, made me think of Indiana Jones ...

Goats in Trees, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Goats in Trees

A travel blog entry by mushbird25

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We are now heading into more interesting territory. First stop is Western Sahara which is supposedly not an official country but still a part of Morocco.  Before crossing the border that isn't really a border we made our way towards Agadir along a ...

laayoune, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

laayoune

A travel blog entry by auroremarechal

laayoune ...

Im 23 Jahre alten Land Rover durch West Sahara, Tan Tan-Al Ayun-Dakhla-Grenze Marokko, Morocco travel blog

Im 23 Jahre alten Land Rover durch West Sahara

A travel blog entry by juttachris

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Laayoune, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Laayoune

A travel blog entry by isidor

Enter in the Western ...

The best experience in my life, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

The best experience in my life

A travel blog entry by westernsahara

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Laayoune is situated in the Western Sahara region south of the kingdom of Morocco. I used to stay in the Parador hotel. It's a 4 stars hotel situated in the heart of the city not far from the administrative zone. The service is correct as well as the ...

Wind and Sand and Togas!, Western Sahara, Western Sahara travel blog

Wind and Sand and Togas!

A travel blog entry by timshazz

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... inherent lack of facilities and was honest and active enough to plan her way around it...back to Marrakesh, take a tour into the Northern Sahara and then fly to Senegal to look around there before the truck turned up. Nice work! The next day we headed for ...

Dakla, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

Dakla

A travel blog entry by maverick64

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Excellentes conditions de vent. Eau et air frais si ce n'est froid. Un coin un peu paume au milieu de nulle part. Tres content de rentrer, trop seul ! ...

Dakhla, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

Dakhla

A travel blog entry by isidor

Day of ...

Guelmin – Laayoune, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Guelmin – Laayoune

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... , Fast nur noch Lkw. Tarfaya und Laayoune sieht man an, dass sie errichtet wurden, um Marokkos Anspruch auf diesen Teil der Sahara durch die Ansiedlung von Marokkanern zu festigen. Viele Häuser, obwohl gerade erst ein paar Jahre alt, stehen leer, die ...

Laayoune, Ejbei Uad el Aabd, Western Sahara travel blog

Laayoune

A travel blog entry by samcollard

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... lot of investment from the Moroccan government who resettled hundreds of Moroccans here in the 70s to try and tighten their grip on Western Sahara.  It now appears as wealthy and modern as any other Moroccan city, but is effectively an island is the ...

Western Sahara, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Western Sahara

A travel blog entry by kenziertw

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... . We bushcamped. 7th December We entered the Western Sahara, via Laayoune. There were many more police checkpoints as the Western Sahara is disputed territory - formerly a Spanish colony, when Spain   moved out in 1975, after a guerrilla campaign ...

The Alchemist, Tifariti, Western Sahara travel blog

The Alchemist

A travel blog entry by _arianna_

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Santiago meets a man at the oasis. He is The Alchemist. The Alchemist offers to lead Santiago across the desert to get to the pyramids. So far the Alchemist and Santiago have spent several days crossing the Sahara Desert. (Page ...

Laayoune, Laayoune, Western Sahara travel blog

Laayoune

A travel blog entry by isidor

Una nohe en el ...

the restaurant and the bar, Dakhla, Western Sahara travel blog

the restaurant and the bar

A travel blog entry by on_my_way

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Enjoy Desert Life, Team Site Mehairiz HeadQuarter, GPS N120 S238, Western Sahara travel blog

Enjoy Desert Life

A travel blog entry by faizulislam

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EMERGENCY AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION 0630H  wake up from sleep, self admin, routine task, 0835H  receive information from TeamSite duty officer possible need for CASEVAC today 0900H linkup patrol from Tiffarity to Mehairiz for 2 1/2 hours. ...

Donnez-Moi 'Fish', Boujdour, Western Sahara travel blog

Donnez-Moi 'Fish'

A travel blog entry by landylove

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... 8217; was constantly emitted from their puckered lips, a land which begins about 450km from the exit doorway from the Western Sahara.  The Mauritanian greatdanevine reported that they were furry chest buddies of the Saharawi so therefore the Moroccan ...

The Alchemist, Guelta Zemmur, Western Sahara travel blog

The Alchemist

A travel blog entry by engtravelblog

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The Alchemist give me everything i will need to know, he gave me knowledge to understand life and he guided me to Egypt.  If someday you guys go through it, I would advise going to know Alchemist. To me he is the wisest person I've ...