Mauritania Part 2: Noukshott

Mauritania Part 2: Noukshott

From Nouadhibou we travelled around 500km to Mauritania’s capital of Noukshott. It was a long and beautiful drive through the vast sun bleached desert. Whilst much Western Sahara looked the same, during the drive across Mauritania the landscape changed many times. We started off driving through desolate flat white plains, they  felt eerie and other worldly. [...]

The Tizi n’test

The Tizi n’test

The Tizi n’test is what I had been looking forward to perhaps more than anything else in Morrocco, a famously dizzying, heart-stopping road through the High Atlas mountains towards Marrakesh. Fortunately it did not disappoint. We set off from Oulad Berhil, a small village around 10km west of the turnoff for the Tizi n’test. The [...]