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A visit to the fort is strongly recommended. A lot of money has been spent on its restoration and the buildings now give a glimpse of former French glory in Africa. It's all in excellent condition and there is a very nice knowledgeable guide.
The manager of the fort is a knowledgable man who let my son hold one of the antique rifles used to protect Podor from Mauritanian invaders. The display cases are dusty and broken, but this speaks of the lack of financial support for these colonial...More