MAURI-TRAIN-IA: The Ultimate Train Journey | The Mauritania Railway (“Backbone of the Sahara”, The “Iron Ore Train”, or “The World’s Most Extreme Railway”) | All Aboard the Choo-“Choum” Express!

MAURI-TRAIN-IA: The Ultimate Train Journey | The Mauritania Railway (“Backbone of the Sahara”, The “Iron Ore Train”, or “The World’s Most Extreme Railway”) | All Aboard the Choo-“Choum” Express!

  (This post currently is still being updated as the internet improves here in Mauritania, check back for more videos and media!)   The Mauritania Railway just got served   Today we did a thing:     We began in Nouadhibou where we picked up some supplies for the epic...
“Nouadhibou”-d Idea to Cross Over From Western Sahara to Mauritania!

“Nouadhibou”-d Idea to Cross Over From Western Sahara to Mauritania!

  After relaxing in Dakhla for 2 night, we drove to the border of Morocco and Mauritania early this morning.     About an hour into the journey we suffered a flat tire, which luckily took about 30 minutes to sort out thanks to a friend of the driver’s brother...
They Put A Monsooner On The Moon — The White Desert Of Egypt

They Put A Monsooner On The Moon — The White Desert Of Egypt

  Once in a while, I’m blessed to write up and release a blogpost that will stand the test of time in my memories.     This is one of those posts.     The irony of today rests in the fact that after a decade visiting 180 countries and territories, that it would...
Socotra-pped On An Island!

Socotra-pped On An Island!

  Special thanks goes to our Young Pioneer Tours guide Pier-André Doyon for the blogpost title.   240km east of the coast of Somalia and 380km south of the Arabian Peninsula lies a 132 km x 49.7km island called Socotra: a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to...