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Jan 16, 2008 - Dakhla

It's not quite the end of the earth here but it certainly felt like it getting here, hour after hour after hour of nothingness. I think Hollywood gives the impression that the Sahara is never ending Sand Dunes or Erg to give them the local name, not so, most of it it Savanah, rocky arid ground with tufts of hardy scrub weeds. The ocassional dunes do give some visual stimulation and at times I'm not sure how they haven't blocked the road, maybe they have sand-ploughs. It's cheap down here though, just had soup, salad, tagine, chips and a...

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Oct 24, 2007 - Dakhla

Yesterday I slept a bit late(past 8) and Bon,Jake,&Mari had been discussing the day ahead...since we were scheduled not leave til 8 pm what to do all day, no one was interested in anything in Agadir much, and contemplating the arrival in Dakhla at 6 pm was not a good prospect for finding lodging and locating transport further south... Off we went to the ticket office and in no time at all changed our tickets to leave at 10am! A fine breakfast at the local pattissarie and gathering our stuff we headed to the bus stop...bus a bit late, 1045...

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Jan 21, 2005 - dernière étape au Maroc

Le sud du Maroc qui fait plus de 1500km de long ,a été annexé lors de la fameuse marche verte dirigée par le roi Hassan 2. L'Espagne y avait des ports de pêche surtout pour la sardine. C'était connu sous le nom de Rio del Oro . Actuellement cette région est appelée Sahara occidental; elle est revendiquée par les Sahraouis (Polissario ) mais occupée par le Maroc .En attendant un règlement politique l'ONU controle cette région mais le Maroc est bien présent avec ses forces armées , sa police et sa gendarmerie. A mon avis il y en a encore pour...

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