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Archaeological Park Erqueyez

For the second consecutive year, the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the SADR and the Association of Friendship with the Saharawi people of Seville organize the SAHARA BIKE RACE, a socio-sport event and solidarity to meet the complex life of the Saharawi camps refugees and in the desert, living in tents and share their culture. This extraordinary bike path through a wilderness of true Western Sahara, sand dunes, rocks, large covered concourse fossils … enjoy sweeping landscapes, nights under the stars and the hospitality of the Saharawi people and the richness of Bedouin culture . Previously, in refugee camps, participants will share the daily life of the exiled Sahrawi people, knowing their tents, their meeting places, its souks, its history and customs, such as tea ceremony, to check that the odds do not make them lose their ability to spread optimism and hope. Participants in the RACE BIKE SAHARA II will travel a distance of 350 miles, parallel to wall built by Morocco to split into two separate Western Sahara and the Saharawi families between occupation and exile. A journey from refugee camps in Western Sahara until released under the slogan: "Break the wall." The caravan of cyclists will leave Sevilla charter flight and arrive in the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria, notably the Wilaya of El Aaiun. From there the cyclists depart bound Tifariti (capital of the liberated territories), where they will encounter with the Bedouins who live in the heart of the Sahara desert and a visit to the Archaeological Park Erqueyez impressive.

This proposal adventurous, athletic, supportive and demanding will take place from March 26 to April 4, 2010, during Holy Week. Its price, 900 euros, includes flight from Sevilla and internal transfers, full board, technical and medical assistance, insurance, visa and Bike Race Kit Sahara. Information and registration through the Association of Friendship with the Saharawi people of Seville, in the tf. 954 28 22 05 or the mail address of the blog is SAHARA RACE BIKE.