Though it be a desert, there is great beauty!
About 45 miles from our home in Madaoua,
you find huge mountains of sand.
Sparse vegetation does grow in the sandy soil of Niger.
Onions is one of the things that grows very well in Niger. The landscape is often dotted with these onion huts for drying and storing onions.
A typical valley north of Madaoua.
Thorn trees are the most common trees in Niger.