Algeria a Résumé

Two weeks in the desert, THE desert. Two weeks in the Sahara. Cameltrekking with the Tuareg in Algeria. I must say it was a really intense time and it took a couple of days to get in the flow, let behind all the thoughts of work, life and other things which I worried about. But…

Climbing mountainpasses

The Sahara not not flat like a pancake, there are mountains up to 2000m in southern Algeria. Sometimes you have to climb over a mountain to get to another valley. I was surprised how good climbers camels are. No problem to climb a steep mountain full of gravel, even we, humans had sometimes problems to…

Everyone loves Taguella

Everyone loves Taguella! It is the a bread, made in the hot ash of the bonfire and the hot sand of the Sahara. It must be turned once and gets nice and crunchy. Traditionally it is eaten with some some onion, tomato soup. Sometimes the Tuareg make the bread into small “Spätzle” as we call…

Sahara Sand

Tenere – Desert In the early mornings, evenings and in winter time you can walk barefeet on the wonderful soft sand of the Sahara. It is like walking on a cloud. In summer you will burn your feet as soon as the sun is up. Tinariwen – TENERE TAQQIM TOSSAM  

Sahara – The Queen

Aman Iman -Water is life The Sahara, every child has heard of the Queen of the deserts. Mysterious Tuareg riding on their camels over endless sanddunes direction horizont. Shimmering fatamorganas and no water for 100s of kilometres. The camals can cope with it and only need to drink once a week. But we, the human…