I ventured by ferry for a day in one of Spain´s exclave cities in North Africa. This was also my final region of Spain. Click here to read about the most unusual territory of Ceuta.
Cairo is not just the Pyramids. It also is an important city for both Muslims and Coptic Christians. Click here to read about my two days visiting some of Cairo´s historic mosques, churches and markets.
At long last, it was time to visit Egypt´s star attraction. Click here to read about my day tour to Saqqara, Dashur, and Giza.
I visited Luxor, the ancient capital of Egypt and home to the country’s most impressive sights. Click here to read about my time in this interesting but difficult city.
I drove between Aswan and Luxor and stopped at two interesting temples on the way. Click here to read about the journey.
I ventured to the extreme south of Egypt where I visited Egypt´s greatest temple and a key historic city along the Nile. Click here to read about my time in Egyptian Nubia.
I visited Cairo at both the beginning and end of my Egypt trip. This post covers the beginning where I visited the incredible $55 billion construction project taking place on the city´s outskirts. To read about the modern Cairo tourists don´t see, click here.
I spent a day in the capital of Mauritania. Click here to read about this dynamic and unusual city.
I spent 3 days in Mauritania´s famed Adrar Region. There, I visited a desert oasis, an ancient Trans-Saharan trading post and a huge field of sand dunes. This region only recently opened up to tourism and is very authentic. In fact, it is one of the most interesting places I have ever visited.
This is the first of 3 blog posts on my trip to Mauritania. I discuss logistics and the arrival. Click here to read about the start of my adventure.