West Africa - Mauritania (PDF Chapter)

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West Africa - Mauritania (PDF Chapter)

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Driving through the vast, sun-bleached landscape of Mauritania, you’d be forgiven for ex-pecting to see a tricked-out post-apocalyptic hot rod from Mad Max: Fury Road on the horizon. There’s no doubt that Mauritania has some of the continent’s grandest scenery.

  • track down a rare colony of charismatic Mediterranean monk seals in the Réserve Satellite du Cap Blanc in the country’s remote north.
  • maps
  • taste Mauritanian cooking in Nouakchott’s best and most atmospheric restaurant, La Tis-sayade
  • transport
  • observe vast flocks of birds from a traditional pirogue in the Parc National du Banc d’Arguin
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Nouakchott, Nouâdhibou, Parc National du Banc d’Arguin, Understand Mauritania, Mauritania Today, History, Culture, People, Arts & Crafts, Environment, Survival Guide.

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