This Sahara Railway Is One of the Most Extreme in the World | Short Film Showcase

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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.

Vishwadeep Sonawane : 10/10 for the videography and sound.

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

T.E. Lawrence : The cleanliness of the desert....no other place like it

Amir Khan : it is sad to see this much bad conditions for the locals,i checked now they have a population of only 4.3mn ,its not that much to be taken care of, this iron ore industry must be making billions and the stories of corruption must be rampant as usual in developing countries.

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.

rosh 9 : The Malick who sells fish is my friend... He says it's tough to survive out there in the Sahara... So folks.. Always give respect to whatever job you do... Peace

Planes & Planes : That’s your Mars right there!

abel carreon : How do they prevent the sand from burying the railway?

Vince Marquez : I didnt want this to end I just wanted to keep watching it

Adam : this was incredible to watch baked

Theo Suharto : Mah boi Malick got them nice headphones ayee !

med ozil : Mauritania 🇲🇷🇲🇷🇲🇷

griss shess : And their lifestyle is still similar to the era of the Prophets. No civilized diseases there.

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..

Ibrahim Abdullah : BEAUTIFUL VIDEO, QURAN SAYS, PRAISE TO MIGHTY LORD, DISBELIEVERS NOT SEE HOW CAMELS CREATED, HOW HEAVENS DECORATED WITH LAMPS AND PLANETS ALL AND EACH ONE FLOTING IN THERE OWN ORBITS, HOW EARTH SPREADS, HOW DAY AND NIGHT CREATED, HOW RAIN DROPED FROM SKY, THERE IS SIGN IN ALL THINGS ON EARTH AND IN HEAVENS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SENSE, BLESS THE NAME OF ALLAHA THE ALMIGHTY, HE WHO CREATED EVERY THING MALE AND FEMALE WHO GROWS FROM EARTH, HE CREATED ALL LIVEING THINGS FROM WATER, PRAISE TO LORD HE WHO CREATED HEAVENS AND EARTH WHEN THEY WAS NOTHING, WE CREATED HUGE HEAVENS WITH MIGHTY POWER AND WE ARE EXPANDING IT, THERE IS NO ANY OTHER LORD BESIDE HIM IN HEAVENS AND ON EARTH, THE MOST HIGH, THE MOST WISE, ABSOLUTE OWNER OF ALL PRAISE, MASTER OF THE DAY OF JUDGEMENT, LORD OF TRMENDOUS MIGHTY THRONE, CREATER OF HEAVENS AND EARTH AND ALL BETWEEN THEM, PRAISE TO LORD OF THE HEAVENS, LORD OF THE EARTH, LORD OF THE ALL WORLD'S, THE MOST MERCIFULL,

Flamingo Frames : This film glorifies how the life of a nomad or the native to Mauritania is connected to Mauritanice Railway.It also tells us about the world's longest train(over 3Km long) carrying tones of iron ore from the heart of Sahara towards the urban cities. The camera angles used in the film are so pure and unique. With the intensive use of extreme long shots in the film, it brings out the real picture of Mauritanice Railway. The camera moments are so fluid to diversify the picture. Use of deep and soft sound takes you through the vibe of the film. It also predicts the slow and snoring sound of the desert. Hats off to the team of the film and best wishes from Flamingo Frames Pune, Maharashtra, India(411033).

Shahrian Nazim Shihab : Love my brothers and sisters in Mauritania. From Bangladesh.

ramki695 : I am extremely happy to have viewed this video. Hats of to Nat Geo for having brought out this amazing video. I was transported to another world with the view and back ground music. What is more important is how the people have adapted to the environment and yet live their life to the fullest possible extent. Hats of to the people of Mauritania. God bless you.

Claudio Silva : Youtube needs more stuff like this!

Craig Lee : Had potential, but the captions are so tiny, one must sit inches from the screen to read.

رسول ضياء : الي عربي شاف الفديو لايك

khalil cheikh : proud of my country much love

Kevin Patriot Washington : Solar powered coolers and cheap sunglasses would make life less arduous.

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

Aditya Sanjeev : Did hans zimmer produce the music or what? It's so serene.

Ali Ameer : Interstellar vibes.. Anyone?

Sana Ullah Khan : To stollen the wealth of poor African people,,, This railway is made only for accomplishing this purpose,,

Anks Shrivastava : It was a trip. Would love to visit Mauritania. I was also looking up about the country few days ago.

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

Nik Rahmat : The Moors arabs, to think that their ancestors once conquered and rule over the magnificent Al-Andalus empire in Spain.

Angelo Gabriel : If one person from this place can smile about anything, we shouldn't complaint about the problems in our lives. This is, without a doubt, one of the best videos I've seen in my life!

Billy Branting : beautiful cinematography

Rakesh Roy : looks like a hollywood movie

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

Benito Llan Matos : 5:51 am I crazy or do those locomotives look a bit like camel heads? Very beautiful content by the way.

l аm frоm Каzаkstаn : sell coal bring more water to the Sahara

Billy Smith : I’ve been on that run. Bring tons of water and dirty clothes. Dry, hot and dusty.

wonderties : can't read the writing

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.

Shawn Elliott : Mauritania looks like another planet.

Avishek Bose : And there I was sitting in an airconditioned cubicle, with snacks in my drawer, bottles filled with pure drinking water and an assurance of a monthly paycheque that I complain about.

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

tasman_devil : Is it just me, or does this have a "Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak" vibe to it?

Archie Muoki : Mauritanian government should really pull up their socks. it looks like the most depressing country to live in.

Random Channel : 2:07 Camels: Help us

Franco Battista : Increible

Canal Sam pita : This is better than killing al Rain forest to gather some tons of iron ore

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, 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.