From afar, Algiers is spectacular. A magnificent city set on the shores of the Mediterranean, its white buildings seem to rise out the sea, climbing ... up the mountain that runs down to the coast. The gleaming architecture brings to mind the country's colonial past. But like so many things in this country, there are stories within stories: what once seemed insignificant gains new meaning, while what was wonderful falls away.
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