Algeria Tourist Traps

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Algeria Tourist Traps

  • Changing Money

    The term "tourist trap" is applied loosely here, but this is something that does affect tourists. Changing money in Algeria is a little confusing, and not something that is generally done in exchange offices or banks. The official bank rate is around 1 Euro = 100 Algerian Dinar (DA), but changing on the black market gets you anything from 130 to...

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  • Shoping

    This moment when you enter in shop or trying to looking some clothes for example, be sure in every place where I stay they give you the price so high. STRANGERS.NO NO NO. Never accept first price because example. I buy pulover, good one and first price was 5600 DA and after bargain and crying, crying, like woman can make for nothings..hihihihi I...

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  • Ridiculous prices

    When I visited Algeria I was in the town of El Oued. It is a big centre for handicraft buying but most things were made with the tourist in mind and prices asked for were often ridiculously high. ,But... dont fall into the tourist trap of buying at the first price given. You are supposed to bargain ! PHOTO: AFTER A LITTLE BARGAINING I BOUGHT THIS...

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  • Camels Favourite Hangout

    This certainly is not a mirage. Yes, somewhere 10 km from camp site, there is a watering hole. It is absolutely amazing.

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  • ALGERIA IS A VERY NICE...

    ALGERIA IS A VERY NICE PLACEBUT SINCERELY SPEAKING VERY DANGEROUS FOR TOURISTI WAS THERE FOR TWO MONTHS AND I VISITED MOST OF THERE BIG CITIESTHERE POLICE OFFICER ARE TOO RACIST ESPECIALLY AGAINST BLACK SUB SAHARA AFRICANWHEN I WAS THERE I ALSO HAD ABOUT TERRIOST KILLING PLENTY TOURIST IN THE DESERTIS A NICE PLACE BUT NOT YET GOOD TO VISIT BECAUSE...

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