"I see a dune over there. It's much higher and we can see all the way to In Salah from it. So they go to it, and it is much higher. But when they get to the top, Aicha says: Look! There's the highest dune of all. We can see to Tamanrasset."

View towards Tamanrasset
Creative Commons AttributionView towards Tamanrasset - Credit: Angeoun, Flickr
In Salah is an oasis town in central Algeria, in the heart of the Sahara. Although it means "good well", the water there is known for its unpleasant, salty taste. Tamanrasset is an oasis city and capital of Tamanrasset Province in southern Algeria, in the Ahaggar Mountains. It is the chief city of the Algerian Tuareg.