"Harmattan Winds" Top 5 Page for this destination Africa Favorite Tip by Wafro

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Favorite thing: Harmattan means "North Wind" in Hausa.
Cool, dry winds which originate in the Sahara and blow throughout much of West Africa during the dry season(November->March).
They bring with them dust from the Sahara and make the air hazy and unclear.

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  • Written Sep 24, 2005
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