Mauritania Railway

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#1

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/mauritanias-iron-ore-train?utm_source=atlas-forum&utm_medium=referral


#2

Wow! Has anyone done this? I’d love more first-hand info about what this experience is actually like!


#3

Hello! I did this 20 years ago. For all it’s worth, I tried to put down in writing my experience. It’s more anecdotes than usual info, and bear in mind that I’m more a traveller than a writer. Anyway, if you’re interested, here it is: Hitchhiking Across the Sahara Desert.


#4

This would interest me. Thanks for sharing.


#5

Oh! Max, I can’t wait to sit down with this.


#6

Hi, I went on the iron ore train a year ago, see my trip report I Finally Did It: Travelling On The Infamous Iron Ore Train In Mauritania. | Travel Photography Blog by Nisa Maier and Ulli Maier.