An Abandoned Ksar

Originally posted on Photo Galleries:
An abandoned ksar, or fortified village, keeps a lonely vigil in the barren landscape of the Grand Erg Occidental, Algeria. This ksar was made with stones rather than mud brick. It is unusually well preserved, and all that remains of at era that was once verdant enough to support human…

Visit Morocco: Casablanca

Originally posted on Pandemic Reset: Blog Collection:
My last trip to Morocco was the first time I stayed in Casablanca. It was a short, but memorable stay. My husband’s aunt has a beautiful home in Casa, and we were fortunate enough to sleep there. Just beside us in the city was a small, neighborhood masjid…

FRANCOISE ARNOUL

Originally posted on THE CABINET CARD GALLERY:
This vintage real photo postcard features French actress, Francoise Arnoul (1931- ). She was born in Constantine, France (now Algeria). Her mother was a stage actress and her father was an artillery General. She moved to Paris in 1945 and studied acting. She was “discovered” by director Willy…