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Passing through

Few of Rosso's population would ever suggest that it is a beautiful place. One storey houses, spread out on the red-brown soil, with something that is slightly too wide to be roads in between them. Rosso's only attraction could be the many ethnic groups gathered here, but you will probably work hard to get to the core of just this.

Eat and Sleep
One hotel with restaurant, as well as a Catholic mission.

Shared taxis to Nouakchott, ferry to Senegal.

Going Next
3 minutes south: Senegal, the country (ferry)
300 km east: Kaédi
250 km north: Nouakchott

By Tore Kjeilen