Mackneen, The Algerian Goldfinch
The Casbah of Algiers is dying. The buildings are falling apart, like the Icebergs, breaking and melting down, out there in the Groenland, in the heights latitudes, helplessly; we know about that the principal cause is due to climate change, and CFCs, but what about The Casbah, an universal patrimony and a historical heritage?
_“ The Casbah of Algiers remains the largest old walled city or ‘citadel’ in North Africa, and was put on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites in 1992.” In the past it was devastated by an earthquake in 1792, like Oran, but like The Phœnix rising from the ashes, Algiers was rebuilt and stood in proudly for 200 years, defying all the invaders
Pompéi, was a tragedy, a city buried under the lava after the eruption of the Vesuvius Month, but still it was a natural disaster also, like the one we used to see in…
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