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Taghit

Taghit is presented by several tourist guides as the one of the more beautiful, otherwise the most beautiful one of the oases of the Sahara. A reputation that is not usurped when she arises after about one hundred kilometers of desert of rocks,
in the term of a ribbon of asphalt thrown(cast) in a landscape directly brought out of the planet Mars. The shock is surprising: 120 000 palm trees date palms, to view loss, on more than 20 kilometers, enclose a small city of red earth, to the doors of an ocean of sand that close waves of dunes on near of 600 kilometers and sometimes high as mountains. If there exist the strong moments in a life, to the research of authentic contact with the planet, Taghit is certainly to register to the register of the emotions more excessive than one can know.
The presence of the Man in the region of Taghit goes back up in the mists of time
The multiples sites of engravings rupestres of the Paleolithic era indicate a luxurious environment, where water, the vegetation, and a varied wildlife constituted a rich ecosystem. The old traces of Ksour very to the casting off "berber paléo" always are visible on the steep slopes of the upright shore of the valley of the oued "Zousfana". These archeological sites probably date IIè s. Before JC .
It there reigns a Saharan climate known for his aridity, its records of temperatures and the rarity of rains. The rays of the sun light up the ranges until the horizon. And the put to bed sun announces the magic of the nights on the desert.
Historic wealths of the site divide themselves between the vieu ksar of the XIème century and engravings rupestres that have more than 20 000 years. Taghit and Béni-Abbès are integrated in the project of "road of the ksour" managed by the Program of the United Nations for the Development (PNUD) and the Algerian government, rehabilitating the commercial former roads but also all the infrastructures that accompanied them.

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