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Hello Algiers

Hello Algiers

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A few years back, I found myself watching Gillo Pontecorvo’s acclaimed ‘Battle of Algiers’. Despite the bloody scenes unfolding on-screen, it was the elegance of Algiers which resonated most. Visiting Algiers affords an opportunity to experience the cultural confluence that characterises much of Africa. In her boulevards and alleyways, the realities of decades of French rule […]