Over time, I began to make friends and discover the country. I have been attracted to cultures other than my own for a long time.My path is fairly unique, given my interest in foreign cultures. It goes back to high school, when I always studied French. I was in a city in the United States that is a bit closed off, Baltimore, in the state of Maryland.The Maritime and Coastguard Agency says it has been working with the industry involved, local government, environmental regulators and port authorities to resolve the matter.MORE: A pipe has been revealed on the beach in Horsey All of the pipes released have been brought under control, with some re-attached to towing vessels and others anchored just off shore, attended by guard vessels.Thousands of Algeria fans took to the streets of cities across France on Thursday night to celebrate their team's historic qualification for the knock-out stages of the World Cup.While the mood remained mainly festive there were outbreaks of trouble with police making 74 arrests.One of the most important collections of rock art can be found at Tassili N’Ajjer – see Map – where prehistoric paintings (dating from 6,000BC) depict early hunter-gatherers.
Algerian Arabic is part of the Maghreb Arabic dialect continuum, and fades into Moroccan Arabic and Tunisian Arabic along the respective borders.In the Sahara, more conservative Bedouin dialects, grouped under the name Saharan Arabic, are spoken; in addition, the many Sahrawi refugees at Tindouf speak Hassaniya Arabic.Most Jews of Algeria once spoke dialects of Arabic specific to their community, collectively termed "Judeo-Arabic"; however, most came to speak French in the colonial period even before emigrating to France after independence.Christian Berbers were converted in large numbers to Islam.Despite accepting the new religion, many tribes wanted to retain their own customs.