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Kevin Dyck
el oued sahara

Top Sites in Touggourt and El Oued, Algeria

The city of Touggourt is one of the largest in the Saharan region. Built next to an oasis in the desert, the city has a population of almost 40.000. The lands around Touggourt are extremely...
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zagora desert campsite

Experience the Sahara in Zagora, Morocco

Zagora is located in the south-east part of the Kingdom of Morocco surrounded by the palm groves of the Draa Valley. The city extends over 23.000 square kilometers. With its strategic position, Zagora is the...
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Ourika Valley

Explore the Ourika Valley in Morocco

The Ourika Valley is located at the lowest part of the Atlas Mountains approximately 45 kilometers away from Marrakech. It is a place of extraordinary beauty and is famous among locals for its serenity. It...
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Explore Historic Annaba, Algeria

Annaba is a Mediterranean town and port located in northern-east in Algeria. It lies near the mouth of the Wadi Seybouse, close to the Tunisian border. Its location is on a natural harbor (Annaba Gulf)...
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Arc de Caracalla

Tebessa, Algeria: Sites to Visit in This Historic City

Tebessa or ‘Theveste‘ in Latin is a city located in northeastern Algeria. The city was used as a station post by the Carthaginians in the 7th century BC and it continued to be an important...
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Tunisian Couscous

5 Tunisian Food You Don’t Want to Miss

The cuisine in Tunisia is a blend of Mediterranean cuisine and foods unique to the region. Below are the best 5 Tunisian food which are considered staples of the Tunisian diet. 1. Harissa – Tunisian...
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Sites to Visit in Tamanrasset, Algeria

Tamanrasset is an oasis town located in the south of Algeria more than 1500 kilometers from Algiers. The city covers an area of approximately 38 square kilometers and is 1400 meters above sea level. Tamanrasset...
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The Unforgettable Moroccan Sahara Desert

We’ve lived in Morocco for three years now and I think without doubt, our family’s favourite thing to do here is to take a trip down to the Moroccan Sahara desert. What a joy it...
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Moroccan Harira Soup

Recipe for Harira Soup in Morocco

Harira soup is a typical Moroccan soup and should not be missed when traveling to Morocco. You can enjoy a bowl of soup in a small restaurant, a luxury riad/hotel, or while visiting a local friend....
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Algeria Atlas Mountains

Aures Mountains of Algeria: Tibirine and Tighaminime

The Aures Mountains are the eastern continuation of the Saharan Atlas, which is located in northeastern Algeria and northwestern Tunisia. Tibhirine Tibhirine is an area located in Medea not far from Algiers that has housed...
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View from the Assekrem Plateau in Ahaggar National Park

What to See in the Ahaggar National Park

The Ahaggar National Park is located in the south of Algeria in the Hoggar region. It is also part of the Wilaya of Tamanrasset. The Ahaggar was classified as a national park in 1987. The...
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Kairaouine Mosque in Fes

History of the Kairaouine Mosque in Fes, Morocco

The Kairaouine Mosque in Fes has a fascinating history. Built in 859 by the daughter of a wealthy merchant originating from Tunisia, this religious site has been the gathering point of the Muslim community over centuries....
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