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great mosque in the dunes 3hours

me and other 4 people that met in atar and went to chinguetti together walked 3 hours witha guide to an oasis. for any of you thinking about doing this, I gotta tell you 3 hours in the dunes is a LOT. bring at least 4 litters of ICE water. ice... I wish I could find ice in this continent...
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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