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Stories and Tips Western Sahara

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Part 7: Tah For the Memories.

Written by HELEN001 on 07 May, 2006

We both turned round to look at the speaker. He was a good-looking bloke in his early 20s, dressed in a warm woollen jellabah with a scarf wrapped loosely around his head and shoulders. ‘Excuse me please,’ he said in English, ‘but would you know…Read More


Part 6: There's Something Very Fishy Going on Here

Written by HELEN001 on 07 May, 2006

As we rattled round the almost deserted streets of Laayoune I was struck by one thing and one thing only – I hadn’t seen so many banks in one town since I’d been in the UK six weeks earlier. They all appeared to have working…Read More


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Part 5: Hit the Road Jack

Written by HELEN001 on 07 May, 2006

With the sun behind him the features of the approaching figure were in deep shadow. I was looking at the silhouette of a person holding what looked like a large spanner. Believe it or not, I had slowly started to put my hands up when…Read More


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Part 3: I Prefer It with the Lights Off!

Written by HELEN001 on 07 May, 2006

Parked up on the side of the road eating sandwiches – the vast featureless stony plain of the hammada stretched as far as the eye could see in front of us and to our right – I started to wonder if maybe I’d imagined the…Read More


Part 1: Into the Heart of Darkness

Written by HELEN001 on 07 May, 2006

‘Welcome to Morocco,’ ‘But you just said it was closed. You even said you were ‘desolé’. We’re the ones who should be desolé, not you!’ I knew I sounded mildly hysterical and looked borderline-manic and in retrospect, if I’d been the Moroccan border official, I…Read More


Part 4: Some Things Just Drive Me up the Wall.

Written by HELEN001 on 07 May, 2006

Strange place this Western Sahara. You can’t help wondering why anyone would want to fight over it, much less build a wall round it. OK, it’s not really a wall, more a sort of high ridge made by digging a deep ditch in the sand…Read More


Part 2: Welcome to the Hotel California

Written by HELEN001 on 07 May, 2006

We drove through the darkness towards the orange pinprick in the distance. Like moths to a light bulb we were. The pinprick grew larger the closer we got. It then divided into two distinct colours – a perpendicular line of bright white light on the…Read More


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