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What have been the highlights of your time in this country? Best trips or experiences?

Go to the desert. Do not leave Algeria without going to the Sahara. It is unbelievable. - Sep 19, 2016
Go to Oran and Constantine to visit.

Definitely go to the deserts of Taghit or Timmimoun. They are beautiful and untouched. - Jun 9, 2016

There are some nice Roman ruins, but as a USG you need official permission (with a weeks notice) and a police escort whenever you leave the city. They say it's for your protection, but it's more so they can keep an eye on you. - Mar 15, 2014
Trips to Europe. - Oct 25, 2013
The diplomatic community there was small, but very close. And I had the good fortune to meet the local wine broker during my third week there. - Dec 18, 2011