The basilica of Notre Dame d'Afrique, towering above the Mediterranean on the heights of the Bologhine district of Algiers, welcomed a small but unusual crowd on Monday. Algerian dignitaries, European ambassadors and political leaders from Marseilles found themselves sharing the same pew as they celebrated the restoration of the Christian edifice originally erected in 1872. Until recently a symbol of French colonisation, the basilica is now one of the most visited sites in the Algerian capital...
Four hundred miles south of Algiers, surrounded by the most hostile of natural environments, the Mozabites have built a society that is strict but close‐knit, devout but not fundamentalist. Ghardaia is the last city before plunging into the largest desert in the world. The writer and traveller Paul Bowles (1910‐1999) was wont to say that the men of the M'Zab were ugly and that the women were sad ‐ sad because their husbands were so ugly. In the labyrinthine medinas of Ghardaia it is difficult enough to make eye contact with the women let alone read their thoughts...
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