Surviving the sand December 7th 2006 Apparently the average person in the UK uses 200 litres of water a day, for drinking, cooking, cleaning, toilets etc. For the past week we have been surviving on 6 to 8 litres a day...the result is not a pleasant sight or smell!
Well we have made it through the big sand pit as far as the capital of Mauritania, mostly in one piece. The truck is suffering slightly with a leaking fuel tank, not wh ... read more
Africa » Mauritania » Trarza » Nouakchott 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
"Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey!"
Here we go again!
With Africa out of my system (for now), it's time to set out to explore the big wide world and discover some new places to fall in love with. With a one way ticket to Sydney and a WHV in my pocket/email account I'm heading down under in search of streets paved with gold and the Pommie pipedream of living it up in the sun. On the way I'll be checking out the beaches, big buildings and backpacker haunts of Dubai and South East Asia and reporting back on just how relaxing it is swinging in a h... full info