Muynak, Karakalpakstan, Western Uzbekistan – The Aral Sea Woz Ere

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Rate our ReviewsI was enjoying breakfast in the early morning sun, in the courtyard of my guesthouse in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, pondering my next move. My intention was to move Northwest to the ancient silk-road city of Khiva. The owner, of my guesthouse, seeing me pouring over a map came over and told me that he […]

The Western Sahara- Mad Max, Bad Debts ,Dakhla

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Rate our ReviewsThe border area between Mauritania and Moroccan-controlled Western Sahara is simply a scene from Mad Max.

The Sahara Desert …I Speak No Italiano & Leave Mauritania!

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Rate our ReviewsThe Sahara was the next leg of my journey from Nouakchott and it was beautiful in parts. It had been mostly rock and scrub, but now there were sand dunes rolling down to the sea especially around Parc National Du Ban D’Arguin. Unfortunately, I was only able to take a few photos, when […]

Dakar, Senegal- as the journey continues beyond

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Rate our ReviewsDid you ever awake, in your travels, from a deep sleep, and spend the first few moments, wondering where your bed is actually located? Suddenly my mind was as clear as a bell. I was in Dakar, Senegal, after one tough day of traveling. Already, I had my day on the platter, fully […]

Mauritania, Africa – Big Momma, Graft & “Fines“

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Rate our ReviewsIt was another early morning and another uncomfortable “ taxi” seat to the border town of Rosso, Senegal, two hours North from St. Louis Island. I was squeezed beside a larger African lady who used half of my seat and half of the passenger’s seat to her left. She proved to be my […]