the algerian pavilion [le pavillon algérien] at expo 2017 in astana, kazakhstan

For my friends in Algeria, this is the Algerian pavilion at Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Pour mes amis en Algérie, c'est le pavillon...

saudi arabia to build the worlds largest tower in jeddah, twice as tall as...

Move over Dubai and Burj Khalifa – your height is soon to be surpassed.  It was announced yesterday that Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding Co....

a crusader castle in a conflict zone: syria’s crac des chevaliers

Syria is one of my very favorite travel destinations, and, given the current conflict there, it may be a few years before I have...

have you ever been to egypt?

This week's events in Egypt were truly historic, and brought to life in real time the expression "the revolution will be televised."  Now that...

the mysterious mausoleum of mauretania

Among the more interesting and mysterious archeological sites in Algeria is a structure that, while archaeologists claim they know the origins, they really can’t...

the roman city of volubilis

Located near Meknès between the cities of Fez and Rabat lies an impressive UNESCO-listed site - the Roman city of Volubilis. The city was...

the city of fes, morocco

Fes is the medieval capital of Morocco, and represents a learned and glorious period in Islamic civilization. Fes has the best-preserved old city in...

in algeria, the ruins of madaura in the roman province of numidia

In Algeria's northeast not far from the city of M'Daourouch can be found the Roman town of Madauros , a first century town in...

on the edge of the sahara in merzouga

When one hears the name "Sahara" it conjures images of a past full of bedouins, explorers, caravans and local peoples vying for the scarce...

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