The Western Sahara, formerly a Spanish colony on the northwestern coast of Africa, is a disputed territory. It is claimed by both Morocco end the Polisario Front. Morocco is in control of about 80% of the territory. The remaining territory is controlled by Polisario who proclaimed the Sahrawi Democratic Republic.
Due to the extremely harsh Sahara climate, the ongoing military conflict and widespread landmines, we do not currently consider it as a destination for long distance hiking, trekking or walking.
- Morocco at 1:800,000 on a road map from the Institut Geographique National with street plans of central Rabat, Marrakesh, Tangier, Fès and Meknès. Western Sahara is shown at 1:2,500,000. Cartography is from the renowned German map and guide publishers MairDumont. The map itself is the same as the version published in UK by Marco Polo Travel... Read more