Found 660 m above the sea level is the burial ground of the Patron Saint of Bejaia. The fort was originally built by the Spaniards in the 16th century.
The ships waiting in the Gulf of Bejaia, Algeria
From Cap Carbon in Bejaia, Algeria
Hidden away in here are the Beachfront Capritour holidappartments in Bejaia.
in the Bejaia region are the Aokas Caves. Open only during the summer for a couple of hours a day the entrance in located in a vehicular tunnel of all places.
A part of a series about the journey from the East of Algeria towards the province of Algiers. An experience with the view from the car window.
The best time to hit the beach is before the midday sun and the crowds. This is at Melbou Plage in the Gulf of Bejaia, Algeria
Everywhere you look in Algeria there are new apartments like this being built. Thousands of them are going up and being allocated to those in inappropriate housing or living conditions. At times its like being in middle of a construction zone and whilst its not without its issues, it will be remarkable to look back in 10-20 years to see the change.
As you drive east you will find these statues of a man with a briefcase. I'm not sure what they are symbolosiing but I found them interesting none the less.
A bus stop in the region of Yakouren in Tizi Ouzu, Algeria. The sign writen in Berber (kabyle, tamazight, Taqbaylit) and in Kayble Tifinagh (the symbols). I won't be trying to pronounce this. Is anyone confused by all this language stuff in yet? However the focus of this photo was really the sign on top, the symbol of the be the Berbers in Algeria.
Mountain ranges in Tizi Ouzu, Algeria
The East of Algeria is a large producer of olive oil and traditional Huilerie's are dotted throughout the Kayble region. Its not uncommon to for someone to have a couple of olives trees in their yard which could yeild as much as 70 ltrs of oil.
Bridges being built in Algeria. This is in the region of Tizi Ouzu
Girl wearing traditional Kayble clothing in the Bejaia Region, Algeria
I have a fascination with homes and their style. In Algeria you will regularly find marble tiled floor, tiled walls, wraught iron balistrades etc.
located in what I call Ice-Cream square near Place Guidon in Bejaia. It was all decked out like a cave inside.
The moutain drive from bejaia to Algiers in Algeria will bring you into forest terrain, where you'll find a large monkey population. Its beautiful and there are plenty of walks you can take. This is near the Hotel Tamgout.
"The Drive East" - Entering the Region of Tizi-Ouzou in Algeria the signs are posted in 3 different languages.
I didn't know that Cork Oak came from this tree (Quercus Suber) and its found in the Tizi Ouzu region of Algeria. Its also home to the endangered Barbary Macaque (Monkey). The tree lives up to 250 years and it regrows its bark once harvested.
This is the home in the region of Bejaia, Algeria where my mother-in-law was born and grew up.
Looking through a door in the region of Bejaia.
Many people have spaces on the roofs to enjoy and easy to watch the street below.
The port of Bejaia and a strip of restaurants in an area called Bris de Mer
The night sky in the region of Bejaia, Algeria
A village in the region of Bejaia, Algeria
A rainy journey through the Tizi Ouzu region of Algeria
Kayble woman preparing traditional medicine.
One of my favourite places on the drive from Bejaia to Algiers in Algeria. The forest road with what seems like endless store of traditional pottery, jewellry and clothes