"El Golea" El Golea by sachara

El Golea Travel Guide: 17 reviews and 28 photos

Most easterly oasis of the great Western Erg

El Golea is one of the biggest oases of the south.

There are nearly 200.000 palm trees.

El Golea is dominated by the old skar El Menia.

Charles de Foucauld (known of the heritage in the Hoggar) is buried in the neigbourhood of El Golea.

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  • nora_south_africa's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2008 at 8:53 AM

    great tips

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Sep 7, 2007 at 9:24 AM

    Sounds interesting to meet the girls at the youth centre! I didn't have a single tea during my latest trip, but I really miss the custom of being invited for tea in the Middle East/north Africa.

  • budapest8's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2007 at 12:24 PM

    Just sitting in a tent sipping tea in the shade out of the burning sun chatting with some locals sounds the perfect way to pass a few hours! Tim

  • Jan 19, 2007 at 5:01 AM

    The correct word is Ksar not skar.It has been renewed with special budgets because it became part of world's richnesses.

  • Luchonda's Profile Photo
    May 26, 2006 at 1:46 AM

    El Golea page.Lovely pictures of the Algerian girls

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    May 25, 2006 at 7:41 PM

    Wonderful page - I loved El Golea a lot, when I visited many years ago!!! Great that you found out the name of your host - so many years later!

  • eternel2002's Profile Photo
    Feb 1, 2006 at 12:21 PM

    nice pictures, interesting to visit local people and learn about their traditions. nicee :)

  • freya_heaven's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2005 at 3:16 AM

    Great to have had the opportunity to chat to your local women. 200,000 palm trees is quite an oasis! (~_~)

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jun 26, 2005 at 9:17 PM

    Your meeting at the youth center is a marvel. I remember too, climbing to the old Ksar in the morning but already hot ! Great memories ! Thanks !

  • LotusV8's Profile Photo
    Aug 13, 2004 at 6:15 AM

    Looks like a nice place to visit, thanks for the insight

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