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A selection of photographs from my trip to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania in West Africa in January of 2009. Featured locations: * The fish market on the Atlantic coast * Nouakchott, the capital city * People and places in the villages of Bababe, Boghe, and Njawaldi * Chinguetti, the 7th Holiest City of Islam * An overnight camel trek to an oasis in the Sahara Desert All photos are the property of Andrea Moore Arts.
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A third of the population of Mauritania lives, directly or indirectly, from artisanal fisheries. Bamba Fall, a unionist fisherman, invites us into the hectic activity of the port of Nouakchott: the tragic stories in the sea of old fishermen, the hard work of fishing gear from blacksmithing, imaginatively recycled materials, the sale of fish by bold women, the education of children by the hand of Imam of the mosque... A world in which the dangerous art of fishing exists thanks to the solidarity of those who share it. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE here for more amazing docs!: http://goo.gl/vNINO4 Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewAtlantisDocumentales Twitter: https://twitter.com/NewAtlantisDocu
Preview of Vmarchal's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/vmarchal/1/1224956460/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: chinguetti, Mauritania Entry Title: "Mer de sable et bibliotheques" Entry: "Je suis venu pour la montgolfiere, mais finalement il fallait attendre 3 semaines donc j ai fait du dromadaira pour voir un phenomene accoustique. Les dunes qui chantent. Ce sont des dunes tres hautes et raides qui produisent un bruit quant on glisse dessus. Le dromadaire est des plus inconfortables avec sa selle en bois. Mais il a les pieds bien agiles pour se promener sur les arretes des dunes de sable. Ce qui est tres impressionnat en haut de son dromadaire. ...
Mauritania's endless sea of sand dunes hides an open secret: An estimated 10% to 20% of the population lives in slavery.
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I traveled to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, West Africa, in January of 2009. Using a plain black piece of velvet cloth as a backdrop, I took portraits of Mauritanian men, women, and children that I met on my travels. Most of the portraits featured are Pulaar people from the south, but there are a few portraits of some black moor men and women and one portrait of a male white moor from the central part of the country. During our journey, we had very little contact with the white moors; of the few white moor women I met, I was unable to convince one to participate in the project. All photos are the property of Andrea Moore Arts.