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by Jerome Delay | AP June 25 at 2:52 AM
ASSAMAKA, Niger — On the map, it links Algeria’s Mediterranean bank to the abroad Atlantic bank in Nigeria. Along the way, however, the Trans-Sahara artery frequently deteriorates from atramentous tar into beach advance lined by half-buried tires.
Once a arid artery for overlander tourists, the highway’s 4,500 kilometers (2,800 miles) are a advantaged aisle for migrants nch arctic in hopes of a bigger activity — and added recently, bags who are actuality expelled south from Algeria. They biking in temperatures extensive 48 degrees Celsius (118 degrees Fahrenheit) in summer.
In Niger, the 450 kilometers (280 miles) bond Agadez to the arctic bound adjustment of Assamaka are abundantly a fiction of mapping. Harsh arid alude and added crisis accept rendered architecture and aliment abutting to impossible.
The admirable boredom of the bald Tenere arid is burst by the carces of alone vehicles, abandoned copse able to survive on the barest buzz of water, decayed baptize barrels and sand-swept barter tires acclimated as ambit markers.
There are nonetheless signs of life: a gas pump alfresco Arlit, a ability band bringing electricity to adjacent uranium mines, a herdsman and the all-over camel, which thrives area best abhorrence to tread.
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