Life in the Dakar Bivouac is interesting and challenging. A mini city is set up at each point along the some 5,000 mile Dakar route through Argentina, Chile and Peru. The organization sets up information points for competitors, media and there are showers, bathrooms, a dining hall, emergency medical center and an information center where nearly live updates on the action can be viewed by anyone in the bivouac.
The bivouac is the brain and life center of Dakar. But with the long transit stages over the last three days,