13 10, 2016

Dakar to Bamako via Tambacounda – Mali Visa

October 13th, 2016|Nordkapp to Cape Town, Senegal|0 Comments

Dakar, Senegal After being in St Louis, Dakar was quite expensive.  A lot of the upmarket hotels are ridiculous prices, this is because they are at risk of a potential terrorist attack and they need to pay for security.  There are other regular hotels you can book which are better value.  I stayed in the [...]

7 10, 2016

St Louis to Dakar

October 7th, 2016|Nordkapp to Cape Town, Senegal|0 Comments

Sunset in St Louis, Senegal St Louis was the capital city of French Africa until 1902, there are lots of French colonial buildings here, not very well maintained but good to take pictures of.  There are lots of colorful fishing boats around the city, pictured above.  Also around the city there are many decent value [...]

6 10, 2016

Nouakchott to St Louis via Rosso

October 6th, 2016|Mauritania, Nordkapp to Cape Town|0 Comments

Nouakchott is the capital city of Mauritania in North Africa.  Nouakchott offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Saudi mosque Fish market Olympic stadium Capital market Nouakchott beach Saudi Mosque in Nouakchott I stayed in Nouakchott 2 nights at an apartment for about €20 per night, it was right next to the Hotel Tfeila. [...]

5 10, 2016

Dakhla to Nouakchott via Nouadhibou – Mauritania Visa

October 5th, 2016|Morocco, Nordkapp to Cape Town, Western Sahara|11 Comments

Dakhla is a city in Western Sahara which is under Moroccan control.  Dakhla offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Kite surfiing Sahara sailing Assona mosque Sahara desert tours When searching for accommodation in Dakhla, it's better to turn up and find a hotel.  Booking online before you go is possible, but [...]

3 10, 2016

Rabat to Dakhla via Agadir

October 3rd, 2016|Morocco, Nordkapp to Cape Town|7 Comments

Rabat is the capital city of Morocco, North Africa.  Rabat offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Kasbah of the Udayas Chellah Hassan Tower Mausoleum of Mohammed V Dar al-Makhzen Ancient Medina Hassan Tower and Mausoleum I stayed near the Media and walked to, Hassan Tower and Mausoleum, Kasbah of the Udayahs and [...]

3 10, 2016

Tarifa to Rabat via Tangiers

October 3rd, 2016|Morocco, Nordkapp to Cape Town, Spain|8 Comments

Tarifa is a town in Spain, which is part of the EU and Schengen community.  Tarifa offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Baelo Claudia Kite surfing Where the Atlantic and Mediterranean meet Tarifa Castle Duna de Bolonia Day trips to Tangier, Morocco Kite surfing in Tarifa, Spain Tarifa is on the [...]

3 10, 2016

Tavira to Tarifa via Gibraltar

October 3rd, 2016|Gibraltar, Nordkapp to Cape Town, Portugal|0 Comments

Tavira is a town in Portugal which is part of the EU and Schengen community.  Tavira offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Praia de Cabanas Castle of Tavira Camera Obscura Tavira Boat from Ria Formosa to  Praia de Ilha de Tavira Tavira is a very walkable city, you'll be able to [...]

28 09, 2016

Seville to Tavira

September 28th, 2016|Nordkapp to Cape Town, Spain|0 Comments

Seville is a city in Andalusia, Spain, which is part of the EU and Schengen communities.  The main points of interest for tourists and photographers are; Royal Alcázar of Seville Plaza de España Giralda Maria Luisa Park Seville Cathedral Plaza de toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla Metropol Parasol Various museums Royal Alcázar of Seville [...]

27 09, 2016

Madrid to Seville

September 27th, 2016|Nordkapp to Cape Town, Spain|0 Comments

Madrid is the capital of Spain which is part of the EU and Schengen community.  Madrid offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Plaza Mayor Del Prado national museum Madrid royal palace Buen retiro park Gran via Santiago Bernabéu Stadium and many more! Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain Plaza mayor is the most [...]

27 09, 2016

Barcelona to Madrid

September 27th, 2016|Nordkapp to Cape Town, Spain|0 Comments

Barcelona is a city in Catalonia, Spain.  Spain is part of the EU and Schengen communities.  The main points of interest for tourists and photographers in Barcelona are; Sagrada familia La Rambla Park Güell Gothic quarter Casa Milà Casa Batlló Camp Nou (Barcelona football stadium) La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona The points of interest listed above are [...]