From Monaco to Dakar, the ninth edition of the Africa Eco Rally gets underway in the purest tradition as the story continues.

Retracing the original route of the Dakar Rally, the Africa Eco Rally leaves Monaco on December 31 as competitors tackle the sand dunes and desert trails of North Africa for two weeks.

Racing through Morocco, Mauritania and Senegal the race ends in Dakar on January 14.

Photos: Alain Rossignol / Jorge Cunha / Africa Eco Race


africa eco race 2016 J0025 1080

africa eco race 0470 1080

15697384 423337001390238 856863828746792519 n