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Mar 20, 2010 - Midès (English Patient)

@@@@@@@ KAPOORS ON THE ROAD Tough we are in a region where 200 springs supply 60 million litres of water to the palm tree plantations of Tozeur, each and every day, one gets the impression that it never rains here. You can imagine my surprise when I read about three villages 58km from Tozeur, nestled up against the Algerian border, that had to be abandoned in 1969 when the skies opened and torrential rains blasted the region for 22 consecutive days. The villagers moved to safer ground, not necessarily higher ground, and the abandoned...

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