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Locals, Ksar Ouled Soltane

Tunisia - from Arab Towns, to Roman Ruins, to the Southern Rocky Desert

December 28th 2005
Al salaam a'alaykum (A formal greeting in Arabic that stands for “peace be on you”), How are y’all? I just returned from a trip to Tunisia. Nestled along the Mediterranean coast in Northern Africa, Tunisia has been a crossroads of cultures for several millennia. I didn’t know much about the country before my visit. Looking at a map, you can see that it is wedged between Libya and Algeria. ... read more
Africa » Tunisia

Tunisian Flag Following independence from France in 1956, President Habib BOURGUIBA established a strict one-party state. He dominated the country for 31 years, repressing Islamic fundamentalism and establishing rights for women unmatched by any other Arab nation.... ... read more
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