This Couple Honeymooned On An Iron Ore Train In Mauritania And Their Photos Are Breathtaking


Author: Clark Tos
2022-10-03 15:31:01

A married couple of influencers decided to spend a night on an iron ore train to celebrate their honeymoon. The two lovebirds also did a shoot above the cars.

Croatian newlyweds Kristijan and Andrea Ilicic have chosen an amazing destination to start their honeymoon : the latter spent a night in a train carrying wagons of iron ore through the burning desert of Mauritania (north-west of Africa).

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A mind-blowing photo shoot

As travel influencers, the thrill-seeking couple needed an unusual experience after visiting dozens of destinations around the world: “ We really saw a lot. This time it had to be something completely different. And we found it in Mauritania “Kristijan told CNN.

According to him, the highlight of the trip was a daring photoshoot taking place in the open-top carriages. Unsurprisingly, the photos were a hit on Instagram, with over 40,000 likes: ' Everything was full of ore” , the Croatian told the news site. ' Clothes, air, food, everything. It was truly a miracle that we kept the wedding dress white during filming ».

Credit Photo : Antonio Filipovic/Iluminol Digital

Credit Photo : Antonio Filipovic/Iluminol Digital

Crossing the desert aboard the train Mauritania ore has become something of a rite of passage for extreme travel influencers. The 20-hour journey involves temperatures reaching over 45 degrees during the day and below freezing at night. Note that the line connects the iron mines of Zouerate to the ore port of Nouadhibou.

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An unforgettable trip

Despite the difficulties encountered, especially during their photo shoot, Kristijan and his wife say that their trip to Mauritania exceeded all their expectations: “ This country really has a lot to offer ».

During their honeymoon, the lovers made a small stopover in a village: “ The locals managed to surprise us with a wedding ceremony in line with their local and traditional rituals “explained Kristijan. That day, the influencers - who wore traditional outfits - danced and sang with the villagers: It wasn't your typical honeymoon, but it was the trip of a lifetime. ».

Credit Photo : Antonio Filipovic/Iluminol Digital

Credit Photo : Antonio Filipovic/Iluminol Digital

Source : CNN