Travel Blogs from Mauritania

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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 ...

Nouadhibou - Banc dÁrguin National Parc (Sahara), Tanoudert, Mauritania travel blog

Nouadhibou - Banc dÁrguin National Parc (Sahara)

A travel blog entry by schorpioenen

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Dag 15. Vandaag gaan we echt de Sahara in. Iedereen is al vroeg op en staan te popelen om weg te gaan. Al de teams zijn opgedeeld in groepen van ongeveer 5 auto's. De groepen krijgen een gids toegewezen. Die gids is overigens niet voor niets. Wij hebben ...

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

Go ...

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 ...

Overlanding Notes for Return to Mauritania, Tanoudert, Mauritania travel blog

Overlanding Notes for Return to Mauritania

A travel blog entry by landylove

... the border.  N20 40.699, W16 03.611.  Acacia trees and camels.    Border Crossings Senegal - Mauritania See Overlanding  Notes for Return to Senegal. Mauritania – Western Sahara See Overlanding Notes for Western ...

A kiss on the cheek and new friends from home, Chinguetti, Mauritania travel blog

A kiss on the cheek and new friends from home

A travel blog entry by meltin4

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From Atar I travelled up through rocky desert mountains to a little town called Chinguetti, on the edge of seemingly endless sand dunes. Here I met other tourists for the first time on my trip. They were Fred and Victoria who live on a boat just minutes ...

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, ...

Banc dÁrguin National Parc (Sahara), Nouâmghâr, Mauritania travel blog

Banc dÁrguin National Parc (Sahara)

A travel blog entry by schorpioenen

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Dag 16. We zijn vroeg wakker, het is nog schemerig, we graven een kuil en plaatsen het klapstoeltje van Rick en Mart met wc bril over het gat. Om de beurt gaan we zitten. :-) We maken een ontbijt met ragout en crackers, we ruimen systematisch onze ...

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 ...

Rosso, Rosso, Senegal travel blog

Rosso

A travel blog entry by isidor

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I cross the river ...

Map pin only, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Map pin only

A travel blog entry by pinkkaz

Map ...

Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Nouakchott

A travel blog entry by serkan.okter

Desert, sand storm and big ...

Birthday at Sea, Mauritania , Mauritania travel blog

Birthday at Sea

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid

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The seas were a little calmer last night but as we enjoyed our pre-dinner drinks a lot of people were swaying & it wasn't from the drink!It is always nice to see everyone dressed in their Formal attire, colourful bow ties, sparkling ties, kilts and ...

Our last day at sea, Mauritania , Mauritania travel blog

Our last day at sea

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid

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Our last day at sea before returning to Santa Cruz and our flight home.We were able to sit outside on the balcony and  had coffee and fresh fruit for breakfast, the waves were not as high as yesterday but the swell was bad enough which meant that ...

Day 16: from Cap Tafarit to the middle of nowhere, Banc d'Arguin, Mauritania travel blog

Day 16: from Cap Tafarit to the middle of nowhere

A travel blog entry by martinn

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Day 16 (Sunday 22nd of February)   We woke up this morning with a beautiful sunrise over Cape Tafarit beach. After a simple breakfast we broke down the tent and packed the car again and went on our way. We stayed together all day long with all cars ...

Where is Mauritania?, Confidential, Mauritania travel blog

Where is Mauritania?

A travel blog entry by marie-andree

Mauritania is ...

Mauritania, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Mauritania

A travel blog entry by churchill2020

... ) on where to travel – which affects your insurance – we are not supposed to be in sections of Mali or Mauritania. Hence, to avoid attracting attention to us, Oasis would prefer us to not advertise our whereabouts on online blogs in these ...

Kickin' it off, Thousand Oaks, Mauritania travel blog

Kickin' it off

A travel blog entry by jjbowman

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Welcome to my (first ever) blog..and a travel blog, at that! I know I said I would never make one of these, but it seems like this is a simple and fitting way to capture my adventures across America and share them with anyone & ...

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