He paid ,000 for her dowry, with 0 more at a future date.
The Tuareg evoke images of a long forgotten and romantic age.
But behind the ancient way of life is a culture so progressive it would even make some people in liberal western cultures blush.
Scared, she ran into a bedroom and locked herself inside. "They acted innocent in front of my grandfather," Fayrouz recalled.
"When he arrived, I was dressed, packed and ready to leave." They returned to Khamer. There's no way her parents can afford to return the dowry money.
Each side has a long history of looking at the other's sexual mores with a mixture of astonishment and disgust.