Riding the Iron Ore Train

Mauritania (700kms)

Completed March 2017

!What is it? ‘The world’s longest train’. Where is it? ‘Mauritania’..... Where??? ‘Mauritania is a vast country in North-West Africa, between the disputed region of Western Sahara and Senegal’ Why go? ‘Well, the train is a very unique travel experience, even one of cult status between the more ‘hardcore’ travellers, that I discovered years ago and appealed to me straight away. I knew there and then, reading that article, I would ride through the cool Saharan night on top of a moving heap of uncomfortable coal…


Yves Driss



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