Category Archives: By Country – Tunisia

Colourboration – blue scapes

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

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There and back again – some thoughts about our Tunisia journey

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

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Wherever the tastebuds go in Tunisia

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

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Bislemma Tunisia, buongiorno Sicilia

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

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Just Roman around

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

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Northern climes

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

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Lezard Rouge

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

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