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Mar 5, 2013 - Nouadhibou, Mauritania

Just checking in after a dusty 8 hour trip. I am all set for my train ride into the unknown tomorrow, followed by a camel trip deep into the Mauritanian Sahara. Okay, that's all for now, just found a cafe to watch the Real Madrid game. Will probably not be back online until Saturday now.

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Apr 13, 2010 - Mauritanie Nouâdhibou Baie du Lévrier Camping Ali- JoJo

Pourquoi ce nouveau camping à Nouâdhibou ? "Chez ALI La Baie du Lévrier " Depuis la mise en service d'une voie goudronnée à la sortie de la frontière Maroc/Mauritanie (après le no-mans land toujours en place) les touristes ne font plus le détour vers Nouadhibou qui est devenu une impasse . Dans le passé, pas très ancien, les routards ne pensaient qu'une fois la frontière mauritanienne franchie , aller se reposer quelques jours avant d'attaquer cet immense pays de sable qu'est la Mauritanie.Chacun avait envie de prendre la Mauritanie en...

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Jan 18, 2008 - Nouadhibou

Dodgy deals, revolution, the Restaurant at the End of the World, police, police and more police, off-roading blackmarket cars through a minefield and more. I must really be in Africa now, I will write up fully when I get more time. After an earlish breakfast and a quick shop for supplies for the trip we met in the reception of the Sahara Hotel. The 2 Koreans were there and also a Japanese girl who was going to join the three of us in our car. The middle man who had arranged the transport wanted Dh300 up front, I wasn't too keen to pay...

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Dec 18, 2005 - From Nouakchott to Nouâdhibou

Weather: Warm It was almost 8am by the time I woke up, which is the time that businesses are meant to open, yet once I had packed and ventured out into the street to find a money exchange bureau it was after 8.30am and very few businesses were open. I was beginning to think that the working week of Sunday to Thursday, as stated in the Lonely Planet guidebook, was no longer correct. I decided to pause to eat breakfast at a patisserie and then spent half-an-hour at an internet cafe to check the exchange rates of my most recent ATM...

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