"The girls dance in the cafes of Ghardaia, but they are always sad; they still want to have tea in the Sahara."
Tea in the Sahara
Creative Commons AttributionTea in the Sahara - Credit: Martijn Munneke

English pop group The Police used the tragic story of the three dancers from Ghardaia who wish to have tea in the desert as the basis of their song, Tea in the Sahara (Synchronicity, 1983). The song includes the phrase: "beneath the sheltering sky."

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