Travel Blogs from Mauritania

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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 & ...

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 estįn esos tan raros de ver, pues es en Mauritania) que ofrecķa cambio. Como no tenķamos mucho tiempo, cambiamos algunos euros. Sķ, en el mercado negro :-D De la capital.... ...

COS Trip, Chinguetti, Mauritania travel blog

COS Trip

A travel blog entry by panchi111

camel ...

Nouhadhiboudumonde, Nouadhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Nouhadhiboudumonde

A travel blog entry by loelai

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nouadhibou ...

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 ...

Mautitaniė in een notendop, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Mautitaniė 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 Mauretaniė. 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 ...

Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Nouakchott

A travel blog entry by isidor

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In Rosso, i rent other Taxi Brousse for arrived a ...

Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Nouakchott

A travel blog entry by isidor

Nouakchott ...

Starting Off With A Bang, Nouādhibou, Mauritania travel blog

Starting Off With A Bang

A travel blog entry by chrlttzmmrmn

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... a stopover.  There isn't much to this city.  It is flat with mostly 1-story buildings, a common thread throughout Mauritania's cities.  Trash covers the streets, but soon it just becomes part of the landscape.  This city is not built ...

Gateway to the Past, Atār, Mauritania travel blog

Gateway to the Past

A travel blog entry by chrlttzmmrmn

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We arrived in Atār after finding a ride from the city of Choum.  Like many cities in the Sahara, the streets are not very crowded during the heat of the day.  There is also sand everywhere.  The city center is actually in the northern ...

Holy Moly, Chinguetti, Mauritania travel blog

Holy Moly

A travel blog entry by chrlttzmmrmn

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Entering Chingeutti is like going back in time.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this city is filled with the ruins of what once was a bustling metropolis.  It is considered the 7th holiest city in Islam and has several old libraries that house ...

Desert Camping, Ouadāne, Mauritania travel blog

Desert Camping

A travel blog entry by chrlttzmmrmn

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Abdu's organized our trip to Ouadāne.  A guide led us deep into the desert; a 5 day trek through the sand dunes.  It was our first time riding a camel and the animal's rhythm took a little getting used to.  The camels carried our ...

Place of the Winds, Nouakchott, Mauritania travel blog

Place of the Winds

A travel blog entry by chrlttzmmrmn

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... to explore the city.  In the national museum,we saw excavated material that illustrates ancient ways of life in Mauritania.  The shopping district is located in the cinquičme district and offers handcrafted jewelry, silver-handled daggers and ...

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