Canyon village

Mides is little visited, primarily because communications here are bad out here in Sahara, next to the Algerian border. The setting of Mides is striking, and the surroundings offer splendid scenes for photographers.

The village of Mides is looking over a small, but dramatic canyon, that is distinct with its round shapes, and strong contrasts in colour. The village is no more than a handful of white houses, where the main attraction are the smiling and curious children. The settlement is quite new, as the original Mides was destroyed in 1969, when it rained for 22 days

HOTELS AND ALTERNATIVES
There is only a camping ground in town. It is basic, but with friendly staff. If you want a hotel for the night, go to Tamerza (6 km).

RESTAURANTS AND ALTERNATIVES
Nothing. Go to Tamerza for this as well.

CHANGE MONEY
Nothing. Try to do it in Tamerza, but don't be surprised if the hotels won't do this for non-residents. In such a case, exchange money in Tozeur.

TRANSPORT
No quick forms of getting away from here. Donkey rides for tourists to Tamerza, but apart from that you might have to resort to hitching.

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