Inside The Ancient Town Of Chinguetti

Turn back the hands of time, and discover the ancient desert town of Chinguetti. Once a thriving centre of learning, trade and tourism, Chinguetti is home to valuable Islamic texts dating as far back as the 10th Century.

Lindy Mtongana walks through this World Heritage Site, and discovers how Chinguetti must fight against the unrelenting desert-sands to protect its history and heritage.