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Travel From New York’s SoHo to African Sahara This Weekend With “Barefoot to Timbuktu”

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  In the early 1990s, Swiss-American Manhattan-based artist Ernst Aebi, a distinctively New York eccentric, decided to invest a good amount of his fortune, acquired through selling converted lofts in the then-hot downtown housing market on some less-than-prime real estate. Araouane, an ancient oasis city in Mali’s Sahara desert, was being swallowed by the dunes, its centuries of multi-cultural history ... Read More »

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