New Photos – Nouakchott, Mauritania

The capital of Mauritania is a very poor place.  Most people don’t even have homes and many of the inhabitants of the country are nomads.  We took many photos in the surrounding area and it is easy to see that this is near the top of the list for poorest countries in the world.

Speaking for myself, Mauritania was still one of my favorite countries, despite the trash infestation problem.  With a fairly large piece of land and a relatively small population to go with it, you can easily feel the adventure of the Sahara when going from one place to the next here.

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Map trickPhone Card Anyone?High end storefrontDiscount storeFrom Mauritania onCamelsMe and the swingAlone tooCamelsJalabiasGas and livestockBlow out carsThe marketTraditionCitroenAlways wavingOld buildingsGood RoadRoad signCampTrash and more trash