Travel Blogs from Nouakchott
... Arabic men call their loved ones in a very endearing manner, so why not me? she joined me in November flying into FEZ and since then we are discovering Africa together on the back of Tortheus.
moving in 9mē together after knowing each other for just 3 weeks was an experience by itself but it is turning out to be a very nice one. we traveled through morocco for almost 4 months before we decided to head further south, into West Africa.
... to the heavy winds we have and are still experiencing, we are about 3 hrs behind schedule but it is hoped that our arrival into Santa Cruz will be fast tracked so that hopefully our flight home will it be affected.It's that dreaded time now for Packing ! But it has to be done and we will be packing again for our next cruise except the next one will be to colder ports of call as we head towards the arctic circle in search of The Northern Lights.
... table made it and we enjoyed another pleasant and fun filled evening as we exchanged our travelling experiences whilst in Mindelo.Not a meal goes by without laughter across the table, we have 6 great dining companions.We usually meet up with Ann & Mike (the couple we met on our cruise last year) for a nightcap or two! But we decided tonight we would head back to the cabin. A lot of other passengers had the same idea as we ...
... country is very poor and there are lots of families living full time in tents or very small huts.We made it all the way and drove to a
camp-site in the center of town or should we say the locked compound
next to the hotel. This area is only just big enough for us and 2
other Transit vans.
Staying here for a few days to get Senegal visa, took 4 hours, my carnet from RAC and sort out insurance etc.
... a totally different experience here than elsewhere due to the hospitality of S and F who were with us for most of our stay here. Despite our protests, S insisted on dropping us at the shared taxi stand south of Nouakchott from where we got two spots on a taxi bound for Rosso at the Senegalese border.
Google Maps Link (Terjit to Nouakchott)
Google Maps Link (Nouakchott)
A typical Mauritanian greeting (we heard that ...