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  • Dakhla to Nouadhibou.

    Please remember there are almost 400 kms between Dakhla and Nouadhibou. Fill up the tank when you leave Dakhla as there is only one set of pumps at about 80 kms before the border with Mauritania. Be prepared for what could be a long wait at the border. We, unfortunately, ran into a rally the same morning and took over 2 hours to get OUT of Morocco....

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  • Checkpoints of the police

    Crossing Western Sahara, you will have a lot of checkpoints of the police. All times you enter a town and at all cross crossroads. Luckily there are not that many.The police need your name, date and place of birth, profession, nationality, adress, marital state, pasportnumber, place of delivery, names of your father and mother, place of entry,...

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  • Western Sahara, the last African colony

    Western Sahara or the former Spanish Sahara was a Spanish colony until 1975. After the withdrawal of Spain, the territory was occupied by Morocco in 1975 during the so called "Green March". Morocco annexed the northern part of Western Sahara in 1976, and also the southern part of the territory in 1979, after the withdrawal of Mauritania. This...

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  • Police Stop at km 40

    This is the building of the police check point before Dakhla. This place you have to give your passport for identification which is going to secure your presence here. This is quite good for foreigner that might have some problems. At least authorities do know you came to this area.Many people already bring their private information (with name,...

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  • colou

    from mornig to till sun set, the sandy dune would change at least 3 to 4 type of colur from white to brownish orange colur.

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  • Sandy Dune

    Apart from the camel story, let's come back to the sand. The color of the sandy dune was very depending to the sunshine.

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  • Camel

    The picture shows the local were gathering at a open space to kill the camel for ramadan celebration. I got some photos show how they killed the camel.

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  • haha

    The 100s of kms of view outside the jeep was monotonouse and dull, i slept most of the time during the journey to nowhere.

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  • Sasa

    I had a very short visit to Western Sahara as you can see most of my journey was focus on the desert few handrads kms outside Layounne city.

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  • o00o's General Tip

    The Actual Country Name :al-Jumhuriyya as-Sahrawiyya ad-Dimuqratiyya al-'Arabiyya (Democratic Arab Republic of Sahara) Size :Sq. km: 252,120 Population : 252,000 Capital: al A'ayun (La'Aayoun)

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  • o00o's General Tip

    Hey, come and see the F O R M A L National Flag being widely used by Western Sahara. This is the only country in Virtual Tourist Web which you can't find the country flag. The struggle of the Sahrawi people for Self-determination - Western Sahara the former spanish colony is the last african colonized country still waiting for independence. Since...

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