Little known attractions in Western Sahara

Very few are places in Western Sahara. This desert country is not even recognized by some countries as an independent state. The influence of Morocco is great even observed revival of investment and migration of Moroccans in Western Sahara.

The country is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, and borders the countries of Mauritania, Algeria and of course Morocco. The climate is very harsh, tropical dry desert.

Low humidity and high daily temperatures reaching 38-40 degrees. Western Sahara is one of the countries with the least population per square kilometer.

Only along the coast is humid morning. Desert in the west African country is everywhere. Sand dunes cover this lunar landscape in places, though rarely seen bare rocks.

Infrastructure is underdeveloped, missing rail transport even if you are traveling from Morocco to Western Sahara, you can not know you are past the border because it is conditional. Bookmark and Share

Western Sahara photo gallery

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Prehistoric monuments in Western Sahara

Even the cities of El Aaiun, Dakhla, Cape Bojador and others. not offer anything interesting that would intrigued tourists.

Visit yet the Spanish Christian cathedral in the city of El Aaiun and 2700 km long Moroccan Wall, which is the visible border between Morocco and controlled areas.

Only prehistoric stone monuments are perhaps less interest for archaeologists. Bou Dheir - represents a large number of rock holes to a depth of several meters in scale with very well-preserved rock paintings in a larger size.

Nature and climate in Western Sahara

These rock paintings are clearly visible prehistoric animals and humans. Rekeiz Lemgasem and Sluguilla Lawash are attractions in Western Sahara with well-preserved rock carvings and funerary monuments.

Most often the paintings show giraffes, elephants and rhinos, which lived at the time of these latitudes.

Lejuad, Erqueiz, Irghayra are in addition to those described above prehistoric sites of national importance to the Western Sahara.

Natural attractions in Western Sahara can only mention the Peninsula - Cabo Blanco. In the caves found monk seal, which you can see only here and in the Mediterranean.

In the southern part of Western Sahara izgiga high desert rock monolith. Smooth walls of this rock has preserved paintings from the tribe Sahrawi, lived there between 4000 - 1000 BC. This is a sacred place in which there was sacrifice and divination.

Oum Dbaa dry cascade - Sesonal waterfall that during most of the year is dry. The spring water is salty.

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