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On board the 'Iron Train' in Mauritania.

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Choum, Mauritania - January, 2016: For those who have money can go in a carriage that is the end of the train and the price cost 1000 Uguias. A passenger from Nouadhibouh coming from Zouerate where he was visiting the family. CREDIT: Daniel Rodrigues

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