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what's to eat #51

I finagled my way once more to Tunisia this winter, itching for sun, (relative) warmth, and food that fills belly and heart. On this trip I managed to exceed even my own expectations of guesthood—I couldn’t have been lazier, slept more, eaten more, or endeavored to fewer accomplishments. 479 more words

Eats & Drinks

The Cedid Atlas Map of Africa (1803)

The Cedid AtlasĀ  was one the first mass published Arabic language atlases. Produced in Istanbul in 1803 it provided officials of the Ottoman Empire and its subjects a knowledge of the world. 182 more words

Africa

Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies: 70 printed issues of Rowaq Arabi now available online

Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies: 70 printed issues of Rowaq Arabi now available online. “The Rowaq Arabi journal, as a platform for rights advocates and researchers, seeks to understand the political, social, economic, cultural, and historical contexts, as well as international and regional factors, that influence respect for human rights. 54 more words

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Looking through the arch at the roman ruins of Volubilis / Morocco

Looking through the arch at the roman ruins of Volubilis / Morocco