Algeria

From Algeria to Morocco

I learned this past 10 days that travel companions are not condusive to consistent blog posts :)!!!  Inch’allah I will do better going forward 🙂 This morning I said good-bye to Algeria and experienced my first rain fall there.  It was tremendous!  Streets were overflowing with water and the highway was a a stand still…

Family Life in Batna

This morning I write this post from inside a travel agency.  I am hijacking the internet (with permission of course)…my friend, Adel, is friends with the owner and so it was decided that instead of going to an internet cafe (and paying for internet use), I would come here. I was worried I would be interrupting…

The Heart of Algeria

I arrived in Algeria about 2 days ago….pretty much on my death bed :).  That “wonderful” meal I had my last day in Bamako sent my entire body into a tail spin.  It was with much help from Bamako airport officials, doctors and translators that I made it off the floor (usually in pools of…