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!

   The Mauritania Railway just got served   Today we did a thing:     We began in Nouadhibou where we picked up some supplies for the epic train journey ahead. If you’re serious about this experience, you should definitely pack goggles, warm blankets, scarves,...
“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...
…But but but, “Vanuatu”-leave Port-Vila!

…But but but, “Vanuatu”-leave Port-Vila!

  Oh Vanuatu, how I “Vanuatu-leave” this place.     I know it’s quite a stretch of a pun, but my blogpost title is meant to be read out loud!   The world's only underwater post office   Let’s begin. After 2 days in The Solomon Islands, we...
The Last Action Hiroshima

The Last Action Hiroshima

  After 2 days in Nagasaki, we headed northeast for Hiroshima, first boarding the 3:20pm Kamome 26 Train (which leaves hourly on the :20) from Nagasaki Station to Hakata.     We arrived on time into Hakata at 5:13pm, transferring to Platform 13 for the Shinkansen...