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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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How Mosaic North Africa is Responding to Coronavirus (Updated)

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation across the globe, we are closely monitoring the safety precautions and travel restrictions in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Egypt. We hope to provide you with useful information and...
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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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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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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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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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Ghoufi Canyon Overlooking an Oasis

The Ghoufi Canyons (Balconies of Ghoufi
) in Algeria

The Ghoufi Canyon also pronounced “Rhoufi” is a breath taking site located in the Aures in Algeria. The village Rhoufi belongs to the municipality of T’kout in the Wilaya of Batna. The Canyons of Ghoufi,...
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Traveling and Worrying about Coronavirus

Coronavirus seems to be the main topic in the news media lately. World leaders are being asked about what they are doing to safeguard their citizens. Doctors are being interviewed about how we can stay...
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Victor in Tunisia
March 21, 2020

Victor – March 2020

Chammakhnadhem, my guide, was supportive and attentive to all my needs from the time I arrived, until the time I departed Tunisia. Chammakhnadhem was highly knowledgeable of the history, culture, and current events of Tunisia....
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Dawn at Chebika
February 19, 2020

Dawn – February 2020

I had felt that at my age this would be my last year of overseas travel—being there is not so hard. However, I am so glad I went to North Africa, and if it is...
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Tomb of the Christian in Algeria

Brief History of the Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania in Algeria

The Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania located in Tipaza, Algeria is the burial site of Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony’s only daughter. Although her remains were never found possibly due to tomb raids, this historic site...
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