Abandoned by the gods

The artificial boundaries through the desert, drawn with a ruler by the Europeans, further divided the already fragmented Tuareg Clans.

In just a few years the proud Tuaregs lost an ancestral Empire. Added to the desertification of Sahel, which reached disasterous proportions during the sixties, leading to periods of famine, their traditional caravans faced the threat of new diesel trucks coming from Libya and Algeria.