We collected the Mauritanian visas today at Rabat. I was told, in passing, by a Frenchman that the Paris (Lisbon) Dakar has been cancelled by the French government. We need to see what impact this has upon us.
SO - we need time to think. It seems that the problem relates to the Algerian border - the other end of the country to our route.
Meanwhile it rained again today - for the third consecutive day. Steve is unwell and went off to the doctors. He's not driving/riding for 4 days.
We continued south past Casablanca and towards Marakesh. Now in a cheap (300 dirham) hotel for the night.
Here's todays route: