Mauritania What to Pack

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Mauritania What to Pack

  • Only the essential

    Arriving in Nouakchott air maroc losts my luggage. Mouloud lend me some clothes and a sleep bag. So next time I take airplane I'll put 10 kg in my hand luggage and stop, better no give luggage to the air companies. In Milano Malpensa airport (Italy not Africa) they pick up a lot of thiefs among the workers of the airport itself.

  • Look after your camera

    Take several plastic bags to store your camera in, the sand gets everywhere and the resultant photos a quite scratched. A blower brush and regular cleaning can help avoid the worst.

  • Packing List

    If you cannot adopt the sandales of the desert people, then have good boots and nothing else. Immediately adopt local clothing and forget the rest. You have to go to the market (best supported by a local) and buy that on place, notably the aoli to cover your head. Less than 9 meters make no sense. Be careful with the sand, the finest I ever saw,...

  • Packing List

    Forget all the useless stuff we’re surrounded by, but don’t forget sun glasses and suntan lotion.

  • Packing List

    One bag. Resisstant for multiples crashes when you travel in desert. Cotton clothes.Long sleeves t-shirts and long trousers. Sandals.Turbant or a hat covering your neck.Sunglasses. Higienic paper. Little wet towels. Sun protector.Mosquito repelent spray.Antidiarreical tablets. Analgesics. Sticking plasters.Bandages.Medical alcohol.Mosquito...

  • Packing List

    Big satchel if you don´t want to see your bags and luggage broken by the car jumpings. It´s much more confortable for this kind of trips. Cotton, long sleeve garments, sunglasses, something to cover your head (better a turban, if you can), sandals (free your feet from the heat, scorpions are nice). If you are going to the south, near Senegal...


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