Tamanrasset Journals

Algeria to Niger and back.

A November 2003 trip to Tamanrasset by mikebarton

Djado Photo, Tamanrasset, Algeria More Photos
Quote: A month, December 2002, in Algeria and Niger, bumping around in Tamesna, Djado, and the Tenere.

Algeria to Niger and back.

Overview

Djado Photo, Tamanrasset, Algeria
Quote:
A month, December 2002, in Algeria and Niger, bumping around in Tamesna, Djado, and the Tenere. Travelling from, and returning to, Tamanrasset in Algeria. A total distance, I guess, of about 4,500km. Three vehicles and a total of ten people. The route was Tamanrasset, Ain Guezzam, Arlit, Iferouane, Djado, Bilma, Agades, In Gall, Tamesna, Tamanrasset. The main objective of the journey was to see the region of Djado. Djado is more or less in that "bit" where Libya, Algeria and Niger all come togther. A little off the beaten track, but one of those names that come up now and again. Each time making me more and more curious. My friend was organising the journey, and when one of the trippers pulled out, as...Read More

L'Auberge d'Azel

Hotel | "Auberge d' Azel"

L'Auberge d'Azel Photo, Niger, Africa
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Excellent along with good hosts and good food. A lot of visitors to Niger use the Auberge as a base whilst exploring the Air mountains.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on August 26, 2003

L'Auberge d'Azel
BP 277
Agadez

Gite Saharien

Hotel | "Gite Saharienne"

Gite Saharien Photo, Tamanrasset, Algeria
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More precisely the Gite is at N22°47,630' E05°33.958'. I have stayed with Bahedi's sveral times and it's a pleasure. The food is PREMIERE class. Mokhtar and Claudia are great hosts.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 26, 2003

Gite Saharien
Near Mount Adriane
Tamanrasset, Algeria

Tenere

Story/Tip

The Tenere Photo, Tamanrasset, Algeria
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We crossed the Tenere from Adrar Bous over toward the general direction of Emi Loulou. The word Tenere, in Tamahak, means empty, and empty it certainly is. It was like sailing across an ocean.

About the Writer

mikebarton

mikebarton
london, United Kingdom

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