Mauritania Travel Articles

 
Sahara Crossing – Africa
Sahara Crossing – Africa Minefields, freight trains, moonlit truck rides and Mauritanian tea were some of the rich ingredients in Rachel Napoli’s Sahara crossing.
Shallow Graves – Mauritania/Western Sahara, Africa
Trapped by a broken-down truck in the middle of the Sahara, Megan Woods buys her life for Christmas, for the paltry sum of £500.
Terjit Oasis: Greenery in the Heart of the Desert
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Terjit Oasis: Greenery in the Heart of the Desert(2 of 4) Ampara at the foot of the cliff Lunch is in the form of a platter of spaghetti: tomato and onion and the usual tough meat. Afterwards, we lounge on mattresses, picking soft sweet tree-ripened dates from a bowl and sipping beautiful cold clear clean water taken straight from a bucket placed beneath the cliff’s overhang […]
Terjit Oasis: Greenery in the Heart of the Desert
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Terjit Oasis: Greenery in the Heart of the Desert(1 of 4) Greenery in the heart of the Mauritanian desert.
Terjit Oasis: Greenery in the Heart of the Desert
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Terjit Oasis: Greenery in the Heart of the Desert (3 of 4) Around three p.m., after the full ferocity of the sun had eased, I stroll to the village for a look around. The Land Rover is there, but there is no other sign of life. Some kids gather around me, especially a little girl who wants many lifts up, and more swing-arounds. The Land Rover is […]
Terjit Oasis: Greenery in the Heart of the Desert
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By chance, I spot lying in the sand a pinless hairclip with a pair of red glass jewels and when later a small child is being shoved around by a group requesting cadeaux, she gets the item as a reward for not pestering me and a message to the pests. She is happy, but not […]