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Old 24 Aug 2011
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Originally Posted by Tomek View Post
Hi Richard,

what would you say about the traffic on these pistes:
1.Atar> Tidjikja

Hi Tomek, There is traffic on all these pistes (less between Tichit and Oualata) but it is sporadic and especially so since the collapse in tourism. Plus, as the tracks sometimes diverge or vary according to the sand, you cannot rely on anyone being along to help. Basically it's between you, the cameleers and the djinn...

Incidentally, Nema is still thought risky from a security point of view.

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P.S. Great photos.
Thank you, though for most of them credit should go to Andy, Heather, Henrik, Neil and Shaun – the riders in the pics.
Pictures, Mauritania 2011
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cameleers and djinn

Thank you, Richard.

Originally Posted by Richard K View Post
Basically it's between you, the cameleers and the djinn...
Sounds like a real desert- that's what I love

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Africa west coast october 2011

Hi We are planning to be in Morocco in October travelling down west coast in a 4x4. Mauri/Mali/B.F./Ghana etc. Maybe our paths will cross?
Doesn't seem to be so many overlanders this year,is anyone else out their doing a similar trip?
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Hi Dave and Julie,
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Maybe our paths will cross?
Time will show. It would be a pleasure to have a chat with you.


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