Postcards from Algiers

Originally posted on Travellogbook:
Retrieving memories from recent travel; a destination that had been in the bucket list a long time before I ever had the chance to reach. Algeria, albeit difficult to reach, is a blend of something very exotic but at the same time very familiar. I have always struggled to share thoughts…

Algeria 1830: Legacy of an Occupation

Originally posted on Tower of Babel:
Originally published at LewRockwell.com – April 22, 2004 by Richard Wall French “Redlegs’ — Line Infantry, c. 1840 Nearly 175 years ago, between June 12 and 15, 1830, a French army of around 37,000 men invaded what was at the time known as the Regency of Algiers, the ancient…