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National Geographic : Trains on the Mauritania Railway are up to 3 kilometers in length, making them among the largest and heaviest in the world. What are your thoughts on this impressive railway?

Wolpertinger : This video is just breathtaking! Surprisingly beautiful images that illustrate such a rough environment and the strength of the people living there.

gumelini1 : I would watch an entire hour and a half documentary on this,that is how hooked i am after watching this

DC Smoke : this was incredible to watch baked

jalloh boboh : I have traveled several times upon this train. The last time, about 22 years ago, some friends and I got upon this train, heading for the northern part of Mauritania. Our plan was to reach Morroco, then cross the mediteranean sea, by any means posible, to Europe. I believe traveling upon this train, at the top of the wagons, you will enjoy the most beautiful and unique landscapes you have ever seen. Its like travelling upon the surface of another planet. Specially after smoking some weeds.

Gorgui N'diaye : this is the train of the biggest company in Mauritania called "Snim", it is located in Nouadhibou the economic Capital of Mauritania and my father works in there since 1977 and he'll retire this year. it's very beautiful watching and seeing my fellow citizen just heart toching

Azliana Lyana : 3 kilometres long train? Wow! It's amazing how the main cars manage to pull the whole load. This is a very well made video by the way. Almost feels like watching a movie with a very unsettling undertone. I'm just.. amazed by the train, still. Thanks for sharing National Geographic.

shawn walker : This guy knows how to place a camera. Just wow. Amazing

AlbinfromKerala : I just love the background music!! ( Hear it with a headphone)

RC Networks : Finally YouTube recommended something good for a change.

Trackman2007 : This footage is pure art! Absolutely fantastic! Ambience reminds something like star wars and provokes thoughts about Universe, which is great!

Mateusz Czwakiel : Amazing film! I absolutely loved the cinematography! More content like this depicting life around different parts of the world would be great.

Sir Brellin : Who needs the polar express when you have the desert express

robocop : Mad max fury road real life.

whatislife : 2:56 While everyone is so still, this guy dropped his stick and picked it up LOL

sieve5 : Nice A E S T H E T I C

Jean-Pierre Du Preez : Incredible film but it worries me that nobody commented on how bad the audio is. I can hear that a lot went into designing and mixing this project but it sounds like YouTube's data compression screwed up big time.

Groni : What happened to the audio? Sounds horrible compressed

steveo1kinevo : Fascinating, really enjoyed watching this.

Fedor T : What's wrog with the sound? It sounds like it was compressed to mp3 multiply times, again and again.

Thexsoar the Bearded : Nobody does slow zooms into emotionless people's faces like NatGeo.

DayZ Silent Dead : Just Awesome. Salute to these peoples living very hard life. Grettings and Love From Pakistan

Martin Macak : could you guys give tips on filmogrpahy to hollywood thanks

StsFiveOneLima : Some idiots disliked this??

Slap Kinge : I visited Mauritania, they are one of the best people on the planet and the most simple and the screen is a country with a wonderful mythological landscape and a very cheap country. French, Spanish and German tourists are there in abundance in this pristine, untouched nature

Claudio Silva : Youtube needs more stuff like this!

Blessed Veteran87 : I would like to meet our fellow God's creation some day. It be a breath takin experience. As we get older it's about life. I would like to know there story. Have A Blessed Day

zapfanzapfan : Very nice footage, could be the opening shots of Dune or Star Trek 3. The spice must flow :-)

CALADOR MC : These type of people that live in the desert are called Badw (بَدُو) and they’re spread out throughout Africa in places like Mauritania, Libya, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia. They’re lifestyle makes them the toughest people in the region after the Saidi people in Egypt. The Said meaning upper Egypt is located in middle Egypt near Qinna and Luxor. Saidis (صَعَايده) are the most fierce people in Africa and the Middle East. They’re farmers that have had their houses destroyed and have moved to other locations because of the government. In short, they’re really really badass.

Viren Gohel : I'm from India.. daily I thanked god for put me in my country.. thanks god for peaceful life..may God bless this country's people..

William Miles La Mont : Nat Geo is raising the bar on YouTube! What a moving documentary. The evocative music matched the visuals, and the overall minimalist vibe was perfect for this subject.

iBlueDust : It's, emotional. The music.

Mahmood Ali : Love the film takes, the info, the music, the story, and everything. A great documentary video!

WarlordRising : Some of the most stunning cinematography I've seen outside of Baraka and the Qatsi trilogy. Deserves all the awards.

Rishabh Kumar : I love how cinematically this video is done with almost no words. The visuals and the sounds were totally captivating.

Kashifamin Kashifamin : long lives sahara brothers...

Deez Nuts : I've watched this video like 3 times now! We need more please

James Ilko : Any one else having terrible audio compression issues with this video?

The Parakeets : This video was an eye-opener.

Marc’s Fx : An eye opener.....

Whipper Snapper : Amazing short film! What type of music is used on it? What genre? it gave me this unsettling undertone feeling but not in a bad way, it felt... weird but I liked it. I can't explain it properly. I've been playing this video on loop just for the music. It feels so.. post apocalyptic.

Dr. Saqib : That’s your Mars right there!

Sam Host : This is one of the best videos. Please do a documentary about camels, and their owners

Ken Munoz : Very refreshing to see a beautiful film on YouTube.

pokedude104 : the cinematography in this video is superb

Paul Oketch : The production on this is unique.

Funkywallot : The Music track really set the whole tone of this docu. It wouldent be interesting at all without it. A really grim life these people lead.

AlbinfromKerala : Best video on YouTube

Zeeshan Muhammad : Incredible cinematography

justin pham : Really amazing video