The casbah is full of these tiny winding alleys where it is almost impossible to avoid getting lost. The roof is made of palm wood logs and so cool looking. The temperature within the alley is so much cooler than you would ever expect.
See the marketplace in Old Algiers...yes, we did! May 12th 2011 Mark it off the bucketlist...We ventured into the Casbah and wandered the winding alleyways. We chatted with the locals (well, probably more just appreciated their hospitality since there was not a soul who spoke English). We explored some of the buildings and participated in the holy service (yes, I wore a head scarf). And even had lunch on the Mediterranean (if pushing fish heads around on your ... read more
Africa » Algeria » North » Algiers After more than a century of rule by France, Algerians fought through much of the 1950s to achieve independence in 1962. Algeria's primary political party, the National Liberation Front (FLN), has dominated politics ever since. Many Algerians in the ... ... read more