Mercure Marhaba

160 av Gamal Abder Nasser, Nouakchott, BP 2391, Mauritania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Nouakchott

Our last day at sea

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid


... 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.


Off the West Coast of Africa

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid


... 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 ...

Into Mauritania

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary


... 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.


Where Nomads Settle Down

A travel blog entry by parleusted


... with a handful of coins. When we tried to pay him the equivalent in larger currency, he refused. It was nice to see this gesture of friendship towards foreigners.

We barged into a CD store on seeing traditional Mauritanian music CDs displayed outside. The young man in the shop did not seem to have any sort of training selling music. He seemed to have never unwrapped a CD package in his life before as he struggled with the plastic covering. V has ...

Bribing the police

A travel blog entry by kenziertw


... for visas. They were told that they needed a 90 day Mauratanian visa (as opposed to the transit visas we had) to get a Senegal visa. We got in touch with the local Police Commisionnaire who 'helped' everyone get the correct form, for a price (US$120 each). It was, of course, the wrong form, but the applications were submitted with these forms, but with no guarantee of getting the visas, and no money back! They were told ...

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