S is for Shell’s Guide to Sahara Motor Tourism, 1955

Part of the Sahara A to Z series In the last decade France’s colonial presence in North Africa, their part of Sahara was divided between Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco (‘AFN’); ‘AOF’ (French West Africa) from Mauritania to Niger, and ‘AEF’ or French Equatorial Africa which included present-day Chad. One could travel the pistes across the desert between … Continue reading S is for Shell’s Guide to Sahara Motor Tourism, 1955