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Explore the adventurous life of the Blue men of the Sahara

Explore the adventurous life of the Blue men of the Sahara
  • The Blue Men of the Sahara Desert consider it to be custom to cover their faces with blue veils.
  • The Tuareg are a nomadic group of Berbers who move around every day of their lives.
  • Although the Tuaregs adopted Islam, they preserved their traditions and ways of life.

Berber nomadic ethnic groups make up the Blue Men of the Sahara Desert who dwell mostly in the hot climates of the desert.

They are native to Morocco as well as Algeria, Mauritania, Libya, Niger, and Mali in North Africa.

Although their origins are still unknown, the Tuaregs are another term for the blue men of the Sahara Desert.

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They are, nevertheless, referred to as pastoralist Berbers by historians. They have endured the worst living circumstances on earth for ages.

Tuaregs are adept at navigating the Sahara Desert despite its size and vastness. In other words, the Sahara’s Blue Men use the stars to easily navigate the dunes.

Their words and music have transcended the planet. They partially contributed significantly to the expansion of Islam.

The Blue Men of the Sahara Desert consider it to be custom to cover their faces with blue veils.

In actuality, they conceal the entirety of their face, but for the eyes and the top of the nose.

However, Tuareg women display their faces and enjoy greater independence, dominance, and control over their husbands.

Explore the adventurous life of the Blue men of the Sahara

The Blue men of the Sahara: Tuareg rugs

The Sahara Desert’s Blue Men became masters in the 14th century because of their extensive local knowledge.

They produce exquisite mats that they use every day and trade in commodities like ivory, salt, and gold.

Handmade and manually weaved, the Blue Men mats are constructed of leather, date palm leaves, and camel hair.

The rugs are made to withstand the arid conditions of the Moroccan Sahara and are intricately adorned with leather.

Mats can be rolled up easily, can cover the floor, and can withstand severe temperatures.

The Tuaregs Mats are a component of the interior design items that so many people use today to beautify their homes.

The mats are extremely distinctive works of art since they are earthy, durable, and made of reeds (a sturdy natural material).

They are also perfect for high-end homes with kids and pets.

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The origin of the Ibibio tribe in Nigeria

Meanwhile, a Nigerian YouTuber reveals a shocking discovery of the origin of the Ibibio tribe in Nigeria.

According to Inemswitcheeks, the Ibibio people are said to be the earliest inhabitants of the South-Southern region of Nigeria. 

It is estimated that the ancestors of this tribe arrived at their present home around 7000 BC.

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