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Category Archives: By Country – Tunisia
I found this Colourboration theme quite a tricky one and it took a few false starts before I was able to create something I was happy to share, only just making our deadline, but enjoying the challenge. Here in Croatia, … Continue reading
The seed of travelling to Tunisia was sown back in September when we were exploring Genoa and caught sight of a Tunisia Ferries boat in the harbour. The idea grew as we headed south through Italy towards Sicily, watered by … Continue reading
Tunisia shares elements of its food with the other North African countries, but is not known for its cuisine in its own right. A few key ingredients dominate and can be found across every region in virtually any shop or … Continue reading
After two months touring the country we faced our last couple of days heading back along the north coast to Tunis. We were sad to say goodbye to our wonderful shabby chic hotel room overlooking Tabarka, knowing this leg of … Continue reading
As mentioned in the traveloguey post of our quick lap of the north-west of Tunisia, this region is chock-full of some of the best Roman sites in the country. We ended up taking in six of them – all very … Continue reading
Heading north from Gafsa gave us a major change of scene, as the landscape became greener, lusher, and generally much more European. We were definitely away from the desert, as we followed the west of the country, dipping towards and … Continue reading
The “Red Lizard” was the personal train of the Bey (the King, before 1882 and the French colonisation) and makes a little known but iconic sightseeing journey. Restored 19th century carriages are pulled by a modern diesel locomotive – unfortunately … Continue reading
We’ve explored most of the oasis towns in Tunisia’s south and were really looking forward to seeing the dramatic sounding mountain oasis villages in the far west of the country along the Algerian border. The desert plain stretched flat and … Continue reading
There was only one way to go when we left Douz – across the Chott el Jerid. Shown on maps as a lake, for eleven months of the year it’s just a flat salt pan, extending 100km east-west and 50km … Continue reading