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Arguin Bank National Park

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Address: the Atlantic coast, Mauritania
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A vast wetland has a variety of animals and birds.

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Beautiful Desolation

Walking on the beach in the morning, I could see no one else in either direction for many kilometers. A few playful dogs follwed me. We camped here three days and two nights... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 8, 2016
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

Walking on the beach in the morning, I could see no one else in either direction for many kilometers. A few playful dogs follwed me. We camped here three days and two nights, enjoying the beach and the desert. Visited the village of Iwak. Saw a beautiful starlit sky. This is ine of my favorite llaces anywhere

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015

We went here for 3 days, bought our tickets before hand ( at Cap Blanc). You need an off roading vehicle to access as in parts there are no marked roads, just sand dunes and tracks! Each village has its own campsite, the faculties are very basic and in some places we were not sure what we were paying for.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

It is simply amazing how the absence of almost every thing can be so charming. You will find sand and salt water and birds and fish. The landscapes are changing, but somehow I am lacking the words to discribe it. It is calm and peaceful. Simply pure nature. Be prepared to take everything you need. There are only some very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2010

When visiting Mauritania, a D-Tour to Parc National Banc D'Arguin is worth the extra time. You take the road from Nouadhibou to Nouakchott and half way (at the Fuel Station) is also the entrance of the parc. You can buy tickets in advance (around €5,00 pp) or on the parc it self (which might be more expensive). You only can... More 

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