Western Sahara: December 2010 December 9th 2010 As there is no official border crossing on entry into the disputed Western Sahara, it’s difficult to tell exactly when you get there, there were a couple of giant camels in the middle of a military outpost which seemed likely, but everyone’s GPS suggested the border was in fact an empty patch of sand about 400metres further on... personally we preferred the camels.
We had to be pretty caref ... read more
Africa » Western Sahara Morocco virtually annexed the northern two-thirds of Western Sahara (formerly Spanish Sahara) in 1976, and the rest of the territory in 1979, following Mauritania's withdrawal. A guerrilla war with the Polisario Front contesting Rabat's sovereignty e... ... read more
After a 6 continent round the world trip in '07, we got home, milled around for a year and found we had yet another case of seriously 'itchy feet' and left home again in January 09 for another few years of travelling...... full info