The route through Mauritania

Route: N2 along the coast and through Nouakchott, to Diama border post with Senegal

Kilometers cycled: 704 km

Visa: 50€ at the border, easy to get, valid 1 month

Dates: 11 days (9th of February – 20th of February 2018)

What we liked: Nouakchott because back to civilization, fresh food, then Diawling National Park

What was challenging: the wind always against us, the sand that is everywhere, the shops in the desert that have barely anything

Crossing the No Man’s Land between Morocco/Western Sahara and Mauritania, February 2018
Easy visa procedure at the border, Mauritania, February 2018
Slideshow: Mauritania
Longest train in the world, from Nouadhibou to Choum, Mauritania, February 2018
Mauritanian man with camels, Mauritania, February 2018
A usual landscape in the Mauritanian desert
Village camping, Mauritania, February 2018
There isn’t much left of the road with this sand, Mauritania, February 2018
Arriving in Nouakchott tired, dirty and hungry, Mauritania, February 2018
Getting invited for a typical Mauritanian dish in the capital city, Nouakchott, February 2018
Dwaling National Park before entering our next country, Mauritania, February 2018

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