In his new book The Almost Nearly Perfect People, Guardian journalist Michael Booth writes with laugh-out-loud humor and brutal candor about the Scandinavians, mixing history with his own experiences, including residency in Denmark and travel throughout Norway, Finland, Sweden and Iceland. In this interview, Booth elucidates the idiosyncrasies and charms of each Scandinavian nation, from eco-footprints to Legoland.
Berber Tents ---- Though the majority of Berbers were farmers, groups of nomadic Berber peoples traversed the Sahara Desert in the days before the Arabs invaded. At each stopping place, the women of the family erected tents similar to these. The square reed structure houses the cooking area. (Sahara Desert, Morocco, October 2006)