Travel Blogs from Mauritania

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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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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 & ...

Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Nouakchott

A travel blog entry by becandsteve

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... around Aleg! But with the fficulties at the border had to give in and stay the night in Ayoun el-Atrous. Just as we entered Mauritania steve noticed nasty noises coming from the gear box! Is not a happy bunny!! The next morning we get up at 5.30. Still ...

FIN, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

FIN

A travel blog entry by diegoloson

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... con un fajo enorme de billetes de 500€ (si alguno se preguntan donde están esos tan raros de ver, pues es en Mauritania) que ofrecía cambio. Como no teníamos mucho tiempo, cambiamos algunos euros. Sí, en el mercado negro :-D De la capital.... ...

COS Trip, Chinguetti, Mauritania travel blog

COS Trip

A travel blog entry by panchi111

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Nouhadhiboudumonde, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Nouhadhiboudumonde

A travel blog entry by loelai

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De Nouadhibou au Banc d'Arguin, Banc D'arguin, Mauritania travel blog

De Nouadhibou au Banc d'Arguin

A travel blog entry by ventalili

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De Nouadhibou au Banc d'Arguin C’était un mardi, le 12 janvier Nouadhibou, c’est chouette, mais euh… il nous faut continuer notre route vers le Banc d’Arguin, notre destination de repos pour les deux prochains jours. Le retard de ...

nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

nouakchott

A travel blog entry by auroremarechal

that's ...

Mauritania, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Mauritania

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

Landscape similar to Western Sahara for the drive from the border to the capital - Nouakchott.   Initially we headed inland a few km and skirted around the Parc National du Banc d'Alguin ( a world heritage site)  before coming ...

Diesel Fish, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Diesel Fish

A travel blog entry by mushbird25

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... .  There was even a tiny fish stall with a FC Barcelona logo on it!  One thing i’ve noticed is that in Mauritania the women are less reserved and we get a few more hello’s from them.  One young woman came up to me and said ...

SLEEPING UNDER SAHARAN STARS , Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

SLEEPING UNDER SAHARAN STARS

A travel blog entry by bellag

... due to the harsh heat of the desert in Chinguetti but we checked out the red sandy city and saw what was forerly the centre of Mauritania. It made me a bit sad to see a place so beautiful but so reliant on tourists that just are not there. The locals were ...

Dust, dust and rocks, and a dead camel, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Dust, dust and rocks, and a dead camel

A travel blog entry by choy

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... herons together with smaller species. And some warthogs running around between the fishermen camps. Continuing north we came into actual Mauritania. The buildings were the by far the simplest we'd seen so far. Just a square concrete box without any paint ...

AAAAA-GA-DIR-DIR-DIR PUSH PINEAPPLE SHAKE THE TREE, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

AAAAA-GA-DIR-DIR-DIR PUSH PINEAPPLE SHAKE THE TREE

A travel blog entry by bellag

Visas in hand, we headed south, stopping our slighty odd detour dangerously close to Europe again and arrived into Essouaira at the unsociable hour of 6am after a loooong and laborious bus ride. Rats ran around the streets and it seemed not a soul was ...

par le train qui transporte le minerai de fer, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

par le train qui transporte le minerai de fer

A travel blog entry by loelai

choum ...

Overlanding Notes for Mauritania, Diamer, Mauritania travel blog

Overlanding Notes for Mauritania

A travel blog entry by landylove

... N17 5.264, W16 14.761 – a place where you can well and truly get stuck for a while. Border Crossings Western Sahara - Mauritania See Western Saharan notes.  Mauritania – Senegal We crossed at the Diamma Crossing as this is meant to be a ...

Mautitanië in een notendop, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Mautitanië in een notendop

A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien

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Salaam Aleikum! (en dan antwoorden jullie uit volle borst Aleikum Salaam!) Nieuws uit Mauretanië. Na een paar dagen verbleven te zijn in Dakhla, de meest zuidelijke stad van de Westelijke Sahara en tevens kitesurfparadijs, zijn we verder gereden naar ...

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