Oualata. This was once a thriving station on the route of the camel caravans. As well, Oualata was an important Islamic center. There were seven cities with large libraries and Oualata was one of them. The designs on this house are typical of the designs that Oualata is well known for. The women apply the designs to the houses. Here, two little girls dressed in clothing shipped from western countries seem to be discussing the day's events.