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with seven holes indicating chinguertti to be the seventh holy city in islam, a pearl in the end of a sea of dunes. maybe like timbuktu...
great mosque in the dunes

July 14th 2008
chinguetti was beautiful, but I dont feel like writting about it much. just check the pictures, Ill post something else instead in a while... oh yeah, just wanted to say that if you want to go to chinguetti you should go noow. since the killing of a bunch of frenchies in mauritania its a dessert city. me and the ppl that came with me were the only tourists in the city, and besides some CIA spi ... read more
Africa » Mauritania » Adrar » Chinguetti

Mauritanian Flag Independent from France in 1960, Mauritania annexed the southern third of the former Spanish Sahara (now Western Sahara) in 1976, but relinquished it after three years of raids by the Polisario guerrilla front seeking independence for the territory. ... ... read more
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