GALLERY: A Portrait of Algiers

Photographer Charles Martin's pictorial essay on Algeria's capital.

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  • Algiers 2009

    Algiers 2009

    In the Casbah

  • Coupole


    The Coupole, a flying-saucer-shaped stadium designed by Oscar Niemeyer, hosted the opening ceremony for Panafest 2009.

  • Camels


    Opening ceremony for the Pan African Arts Festival (Panafest) 2009 in Algiers.

  • Downtown Algiers
  • Woman in Algiers

    Woman in Algiers

    In the Museum of Modern Art 

  • Silver Jewelry
  • Vanity Has No Age Limit

    Vanity Has No Age Limit

    Woman in the Casbah

  • Road Signs

    Road Signs

    Algeria 2009

  • H20


    In the Casbah 

  • Downtown Algiers
  • Satellite Connection

    Satellite Connection

    The indispensable link 

  • Casbah
  • Monument to the Martyrs

    Monument to the Martyrs

    Celebrating liberation from France

  • Vendor, Bab el Oued