Tag: desert

  • Beni Abbes Museum

    Located in the oasis town of Beni Abbès, the capital city of the Saoura area of Algeria, the Beni Abbès Museum houses an impressive display of desert fauna, fossils and traditional arts and crafts, such as carpets, wall hangings, ceramic items, woodcarvings and jewelry. The museum, which is supported by the Saharan Research Center, displays an extensive range of different types of dates – ...

  • Hassi Messaoud

    Hassi Messaoud is not only a town but also a watering hole and a major oilfield in southeast Algeria. While it has only really gained significance in more recent years due to the large oil reservoirs in the area, the town has been around for many, many years.