Yann Arthus Bertrand photo. Cheval africain, de type barbe Dongola Horse. The Dongola or Dongolawi is a riding horse native to Cameroon and to western Eritrea and Sudan. It is also common in western Africa countries, such as Mali. Although its name suggests, it does not originate from the Dongola region. It is strongly linked to the Barb horse and also bears resemblances to the Arab horse and is estimated to be partly descended from the Iberian horse during the 13th century.
"The most striking attribute of the Tuareg is the indigo veil, worn by the men but not the women, giving rise to the popular name the Blue Men of the Sahara, or Men of the Veil. Men begin wearing a veil at the age