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Packed up this morning and ready to go when I noticed a 1.5cm diameter hole in the ground. Looks like something burrowed next to the tent.

Passed the Tropic of Cancer today. Just two signs facing both directions of traffic and not much else!

The Western Sahara is vast and mostly desert. Th...

Seeing multiple groups of camels each day now.

On the coast, there are fisherman in huts and others in shanty houses.

Dakhla is the last major city before I enter Mauritania in two days. My main task was to get Euros and stock up on food. Entering Dahkla along the long sandy beaches, ther...

Packed up my kit and left the hotel today. The landscape is much the same as yesterday: sparse and bleak. At lunch, I sought shelter from the shade in a small compound at the side of the road. No one about. Felt like a scene in Mad Max with old vehicle parts lying around in disarray.

Facing away...

I entered Western Sahara today. The landscape is sparse and bleak with continuous desert. The N1 road follows the Atlantic coast, so I occasionally get a glimpse of the sea.

The desert consists of soil, sand, and rubble, but today I passed a huge dune. There are bigger ones in the sand deserts...