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Trying to Use the Keyboard in Tunisia: Medina Meanderings in Tunis and the Bardo  
Roman tile mosaics in Bardo museum.

We visit the medina in Tunis, the ruins of Roman Carthage and the exquisite Bardo museum full of Roman tile mosaics.





Tired and Hot in Tunisia: Exploring Djerba Island 
White buildings are the set for mos eisley spaceport in Star Wars movie.
We visit the Star Wars set for Mos Eisley and other gems on the island of Djerba.




Sweating it Out Among Amazing Hilltop Ksars  
Corner of a home built into the hillside
We drive from Djerba to Tataouine and explore abandoned hilltop ksars (fortified villages) starting to fall into ruins. This is a highlight day of our trip.






Romping Through Restored Ksars and Surviving the Sahara Desert  
Restored ksar ouled soltane
We visit several restored ksars (including more Star Wars sets) and drive overland to spend a night at the edge of the Sahara desert.





Why Did the Tunisian Cross the Road? Musing in Kairouan  
Carpet house in Kairouan, Tunisia.

We visit the city of Kairouan, famous for its great mosque, and have an ancient Roman colosseum to ourselves.





Visiting Well-Preserved Roman Ruins of Dougga and Bulla Regia

 

 

We visit some amazing ancient Roman ruins, in-laid tilework still on the floors, and once again, we have these places all to ourselves.

 

 

 

Peppered Out in Tabarka  
Old stone fortress on the shore in Tabarka.
We continue lodging in Tabarka and recount some of the things we've noticed/learned in Tunisia.







The Bridges Are Washed Out in Tunisia  
Rusted ship wrecked and abandoned off the shore of Cap Bon.
We drive around Cap Bon, visit a Punic ruin and see a modern-day shipwreck in El-Haouaria.





 

 

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