Category Archives: Mauritania

It’s here, the book is here!

It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet … Continue reading

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Into Senegal we go

New Year’s Day 2013 Public holiday pretty much everywhere … so we thought it was a good day to travel!  And surely leaving Mauritania should be quicker than the 10.5 hours it took to enter. Nouakchott at 0730 on the-morning-after-the-night-before … Continue reading

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Parc Nationale du Banc d’Arguin

Nouckchott, Mauritania One of the motivators for our adventure is our love of wildlife and the natural environment.  Unfortunately, human activity is decimating both – rapidly – and so we planned to experience both where we can. Parc National du … Continue reading

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Nouakchott, Mauritania Our stay in Mauritania can be summed up as: WINDY – Mauritania was still as windy as we had experienced the last few days in Dakhla.  Never fear – at some point this wind must surely die down.  … Continue reading

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Towards Mauritania

On Boxing Day, we departed Dakhla for the Mauritanian border – a mere 350km away.  On the way, we stopped in to have a coffee with Crystal and Francesco (in their camper van) and then stopped in at Ocean Vagabond … Continue reading

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