The Mischievous Wind

Born in the sand and dust of the Sahara desert, the hot, desiccating sirocco wind rises up to blight the peoples who live in its path: the nomadic Tuareg living in the desert, communities who live In the cities around the coastlines of the Mediterranean Sea and people far, far north of there. Paul Vickers follows the course of this mischief-making wind and explores the many ways that its force has affected the fabric of the region.

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Born in the sand and dust of the Sahara desert, the hot, desiccating sirocco wind rises up to blight the peoples who live in its path: the nomadic Tuareg living in the desert, communities who live In the cities around the coastlines of the Mediterranean Sea and people far, far north of there. Paul Vickers follows the course of this mischief-making wind and explores the many ways that its force has affected the fabric of the region.

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Paul Vickers follows the Sirocco as it moves from the Sahara north across the Mediterranean, meeting the people who every year brace themselves for the arrival of this hot, dry, desiccating wind.