Auberge Sahara

route de Nouadibou, Nouakchott, B P 23 43, Mauritania | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Nouakchott

Into Mauritania

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary on Dec 04, 2013

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We woke up to find ourselves hemmed in
by lorries and cars waiting to cross into Morocco. Luckily they
opened the gates a few minutes later and we were then able to squeeze
out. The route today was to go towards the capital Nouakchott. The
road is named General de Gaulle Avenue which surprised us although it
used to be a French …

Where Nomads Settle Down

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... Person 1: No one traveling? Good.
Person 2: No one fall sick? Good.
Person 1: Sheep, alright? Good. Good.
Person 2: Good.
Person 1: Good. Retirement funds stable?
Person 2: Good. No one got malaria? Oh, Sheep died!
Person 1: No camels needing root canals? Good. Oh, sorry to hear that! Sheep taste good?
Person 2: Good.
Person 1: Boss gone on vacation? Good.
Person 2: Good.
Person 1: Good.
Person 2. Good. Good. Good.
...

THE REST OF THE SAHARA

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... rice with fish), Senegal's national dish. The spicy orange rice, rich fish, cabbage, and legumes were "safna". Delicious!
Mauritania was made up of blacks who spoke Senegal's Wolof language, and Arabs. Most Arabic men wore the same types of jabbala. The robes were a blue that was trying to be white, decorated with golden borders and shields. I tried photographing a group of such men, and they snarled ...

A Failed State?

A travel blog entry by phileasfarx

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... car, that would get us to the border, across no-man's land and the (literal) minefield either side of the dirt track leading through it, through the supposed bandit/al-qaeda country of northern Mauritania and to the front door of our chosen hotel in Nouakchott. (Some of these details I had failed to mention in earlier blogs and emails for obvious reasons!!) This service seemed too good not to take up and so we set off early ...

Trip 3: Morocco to Senegal

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

... selling decaying meat... the people, the desolate terrain... Surely this is the harshest place to live I've ever seen...

I was feeling more and more uneasy about my "guide"... I found out that, yes, there was transportation south that same day... and as he drove me around doing some of his own errands, and then taking me to an "official" moneychanger where he insisted I had to change money and pay a ridiculous commission, I knew I had to do something... So I talked him ...

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