Backpacking in Western Sahara: Top 17 Sights in El-Aaiún

“I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey” – Seal. I was ready to explore the capital city of Western Sahara in 2017 and it was time to be a backpacker in another unrecognised country, this time on the west coast of Africa. I used Morocco as an excuse to visit Read more about Backpacking in Western Sahara: Top 17 Sights in El-Aaiún[…]

Backpacking in Western Sahara: My Stay at the Hotel Jodesa in El-Aaiun

In December 2017, after a couple of days in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh, I took a border bus south to Africa’s west coast, this time crossing from Morocco into Western Sahara (still a debated country). I was ready to explore El-Aaiun the capital city of Western Sahara in 2017 and it was time to Read more about Backpacking in Western Sahara: My Stay at the Hotel Jodesa in El-Aaiun[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Morocco to Western Sahara (Marrakesh to El Aaiún by Bus)

My ongoing border crossing into unrecognised countries and wacaday micronations continued as I backpacked overland from Morocco into Western Sahara on a bus. It is an overland border crossing that can also be done easily by air. Though by air, you will be questioned more on arrival. You are barely noticed when you bus border Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Morocco to Western Sahara (Marrakesh to El Aaiún by Bus)[…]

Backpacking in Morocco and Western Sahara: Suck You Algeria

Backpacking in Morocco and Western Sahara: Suck You Algeria

On my 100 country quest in 2015 I was supposed to backpack to Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara and then get a boat to Gibraltar. However the Algerian Embassy is the most corrupt and nasty embassy in the world and they refused my 8 day tourist visa for Algeria after I had spent £1,500 (plus) Read more about Backpacking in Morocco and Western Sahara: Suck You Algeria[…]

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