Hail, Fellow Travellers

To anyone reading this, this blog post is basically aimed at about 6 people (you know who you are). Anyone else, these are a few pictures from my little jaunt to Algeria. You’re very welcome to have a look at the pretty pictures, so please don’t feel left out 😀 .

 First things first. Cats!

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Algeria seems to be the perfect holiday destination for Crazy Cat People. It’s full of cats and people who love cats 😀 .

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Awww, look at the lovely puddy-tats 😀

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Oh yeah, and humans!

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Here’s Kamar in relaxed mode.

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The one and only Mozabite who actually wanted his photo taken. He’s a peach 😀

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Immortalising the new BFFs.

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This lovely Algerian family were visiting Timgad at the same time as us 😀

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At school

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Food (nom, nom).

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Preparing our delicious (vegetarian!) lunch in Ouargla.

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A lovely cuppa tea at Hammam Meskoutine

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and freshly boiled aggs too.

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These look nice, but a bit wasp-y.

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And this abomination from Air France.

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Shops, and shopkeepers.

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The most beautiful greengrocer’s shop in all the land.

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The Naughty Shop

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The old world…

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A brilliant olive oil press from Madauros. There are a few bits missing, but loads of it is there.

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The Mithraeum at Khemissa (Thubursicum Numidarum).

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…and the new.

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And a camel for luck.

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10 thoughts on “Hail, Fellow Travellers

  1. I’m an “anyone else” who just saw this. I loved those pics of an ancient city! Living in Australia I never see anything like that. Thankyou for sharing.

    • You’re very welcome, and thanks for stopping by.
      I had such a great time in Algeria, and the Algerian people I met were so welcoming and friendly, I think that it’s important to get that message out there, especially during these times when everything and everyone seems so scary.
      M&H

      • The world would be a better place if more of us did get to see that friendly side of such people. The news and media companies just bombard us with stories of foreigners wanting to kill us and then that fuels international relations and, well, we end up where we are.

  2. Does somebody have a new camera? Stunning shots. Savinesque. I have one of those outfits just like Kumar’s. I find few places to wear it in rural Wisconsin.
    Cheers
    Badger

    • Hi Badger,
      no new camera. With so many fantastic things to see in Algeria, it’s easy to get good photos. I can’t even count the number of awesome shots I’ve got.

      I could imagine that rocking up in a djellaba in Wisconsin might raise a few eyebrows. We did have an American in the group (there were only 5 of us; 3 Brits, and American and a Dane). He bought a jacket in Ghardaia, but he lives in New York, so he won’t look at all out of place on the NY metro.

      You Vindo-digging next spring?
      Sunny

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