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Biskra: Tourism in a land with few visitors

Video by Christopher MOORE , Karim HAKIKI , Adel GASTEL

Latest update : 2013-11-14

On the fourth stop of their Tour of the Maghreb, FRANCE 24 reporters Chris Moore, Karim Hakiki and Adel Gastel visit Algeria’s northeastern Biskra region. The country is not known for tourism, but they met a team hoping to change that with... camels.

In September and October, FRANCE 24 reporters Chris Moore, Karim Hakiki and Adel Gastel spent five weeks on the road from Tunis to Tangier. Their Tour of the Maghreb offers a series of snapshots of the region through the eyes of its people.

Date created : 2013-11-14

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