Travel Blogs from Mauritania

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Trip 3: Morocco to Senegal, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Trip 3: Morocco to Senegal

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

... to get out and gazed in horror at the horde of people clambering atop her precious luggage... ...Dude... Honeymoon in Mauritania?  You guys are going to need some serious marriage counselling after this... ...And then we are off... Day 50: ...

Du Banc d'Arguin a Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Du Banc d'Arguin a Nouakchott

A travel blog entry by ventalili

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Du Banc D'Arguin à Nouakchott Jeudi 14 janvier Nuit calme dans les tentes sur la plage , troublée seulement à un moment  par le passage de chacals, ou de chacaux. Enfin on ne sait pas exactement combien il y en avait, mais sans doute ...

Starting point, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Starting point

A travel blog entry by ekacool

Check Point ...

Western Sahara, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Western Sahara

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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... . Stopped in small villages for coffees, lunches etc but probably no other reason to stop so just kept driving for 3 days to the Mauritania border. Well one other reason to stop; a swim in a camel drinking trough!!.  We came across one  so ...

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 ...

Nema, Nema, Mauritania travel blog

Nema

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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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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Lundi 11 Février Après une nuit passée dans un hôtel sordide, mais en centre ville, nous partons de bonne humeur et surtout de bonne heure pour parcourir les environ 370 km vers la frontière mauritanienne.  Il faut en effet y être avant midi ...

Feb 20, 2007, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Feb 20, 2007

A travel blog entry by stfffn1

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Nouakchott City of Sand, Tiguent, Mauritania travel blog

Nouakchott City of Sand

A travel blog entry by landylove

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... one of these Claweds in your family Nutmeg?) from Paris who was staying at our place of rest.   Clawed has visited Mauritania every year (for the past 9 years) to fish for the eggs of the Red Mullet and takes them back to Paris where ...

Rosso, Rosso, Senegal travel blog

Rosso

A travel blog entry by isidor

Croissing the Senegal ...

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 ...

WOAH MAN'S LAND , Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

WOAH MAN'S LAND

A travel blog entry by bellag

... the event but after a bit of a boogie we were well ready for our basic beds nearby. Bound for the border of Morroco of Mauritania after what we expected would be some serious toing and froing the following day we were half asleep and a bit taken a back ...

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 ...

Day 15: from Nouadhibou to Cap Tafarit, Cap Tafarit, Mauritania travel blog

Day 15: from Nouadhibou to Cap Tafarit

A travel blog entry by martinn

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Day 15 (Saturday 21st of February)   We were eager to leave the camp site in Nouabidhou and get into the sands of Mauritania. We were ready at 9:00 as agreed but the guides were not. One of them explained to us this was "African time": a bit later ...

Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Nouakchott

A travel blog entry by negesotoubabouw

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Depuis l'Europe, beaucoup de gens à qui nous avons parlé du voyage nous ont mis en garde contre la Mauritanie. Personne n'a jamais su nous fournir d'argument très précis justifiant sa crainte quant à ce pays, où aucun événement contre des blancs ...

Nouadhibou, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Nouadhibou

A travel blog entry by isidor

Nouadhibou ...

Kaedi, Kaedi, Mauritania travel blog

Kaedi

A travel blog entry by conteursdumonde

Debut de 1 mois à ...

BORDER BANTER!, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

BORDER BANTER!

A travel blog entry by bellag

With a wealth of weird and wonderful thoughts about religion to discuss during the short train trip back to base in Rabat, Stu and i set off in search of our visas for crossing the Morrocan/Mauritanian border. Being back between the tasty bakery and ...

Kiffa, Kiffa, Mauritania travel blog

Kiffa

A travel blog entry by isidor

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Boutilimit, Boutilimit, Mauritania travel blog

Boutilimit

A travel blog entry by isidor

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Stop for ...

Timbuktu (Mali) to Nouakchott (Mauritania), Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Timbuktu (Mali) to Nouakchott (Mauritania)

A travel blog entry by worldmaddog

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bet you had never heard of those places before, let alone the countries!!! Looked at the map and though we would do another "round 1 hour" leg.....I didnt count on the distance being a little closer to 800nm and 100knot headwinds!!! Small airport at ...

En medio de nada, Tanuchert, Mauritania travel blog

En medio de nada

A travel blog entry by diegoloson

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Y seguimos en medio de la nada. Este oasis tenía jaimas para dormir a cubierto, pero hubo quien se fue a dormir encima de una duna. Yo dormí al raso también, si no recuerdo mal. El sitio más tranquilo no podía ser. Lo cierto es que no tengo muchos ...

zouerat, Zouerat, Mauritania travel blog

zouerat

A travel blog entry by loelai

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zouerat ...

going west, Ayoun El Atrous, Mauritania travel blog

going west

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

From Nouakchott we headed inland to cross into Mali and therefore skipped Senegal which is a pity. Lots of small villages dotted along the way, or more aptly "settlements".  Large berber style tents the norm but often with a fenced ...

Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Nouakchott

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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  Huston, haben wir ein Problem? Heute Morgen war Suze bei der senegalesischen Botschaft um die Visa für sich und die anderen Australier zu beantragen. Entgegen der Auskunft in Rabatt, dass hier Visa für den Landweg ausgestellt werden, war die ...

crash, Aleg, Mauritania travel blog

crash

A travel blog entry by auroremarechal

crash ...

Mauritania & Senegal West Africa’s Jewels, Chinguet, Mauritania travel blog

Mauritania & Senegal West Africa’s Jewels

A travel blog entry by fadhil

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... poetry, philosophy and law .The Minaret of Chinguetti (topped by the symbolic ostrich egg) has become the symbol of Mauritania called until recently “Bilad Chinguett”. Overnight at Auberge Maure Bleu January 24 Chinguetti - Guelb Errichat - ...

De Nouakchott à Kiffa., Kiffa, Mauritania travel blog

De Nouakchott à Kiffa.

A travel blog entry by ventalili

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De Nouakchott à Kiffa. Le vendredi 15 janvier Bien dormi, bon petit déjeuner, café, croissant, jus d'orange frais sur le patio d’Olivia, la journée s’annonçait bien même si l’étape était prévue longue jusqu'à Kiffa, dans ...

Mauritania Desert Living, Nouâmghâr, Mauritania travel blog

Mauritania Desert Living

A travel blog entry by landylove

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... too excited and scratched out most of the world with my tail. Interesting book to read for description of different regions of Mauritania and Nouakchott – Causeries sur la Mauritanie dans la cour d’un lycee, by Mouhamed Lemine Ould El Kettab, ...

Croko et Crokinette épisode 1, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Croko et Crokinette épisode 1

A travel blog entry by ventalili

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Croko et Crokinette Episode 1 Il y a environ 6 ans, près d'Aix en Provence, un voyageur à peau noire, venant d’un village au nord de Ouagadougou, au Burkina Faso, oublia son sac de voyage sur le quai de la gare TGV, direction Paris, sa ...

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