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#Romantic Orientalism In the 19th century, more and more artists traveled to the Middle East and North Africa. English painters went to India and Egypt, while French painters explored North Africa, especially Algeria and Morocco

Michael Levy's Kosher Chinese. A funny look at life in rural central China through the eyes of a Jewish Peace Corps volunteer.

#Sahara (1) Sahara Desert by wonker. As the second largest desert in the world (behind Antartica), you can travel to areas of Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia, or the Western Sahara to find some great desert landscapes. The sand dunes here can reach incredible heights of over 500 feet and provide proof that you don�t need a lush environment to get some great pictures.