• The Mauritania Railway: Backbone of the Sahara

    By Macgregor

  • The Mauritania Railway is a 704-kilometer line linking the iron-mining center of Zouerat with the port of Nouadhibou. We journey through vast Saharan landscapes with the people who rely on the train for their survival.

“A fascinating look at a place that is both harsh and beautiful and the people who live and work there.” ~Lars Johnson (judge)