a tunisian roadtrip II January 13th 2009 As our roadtrip continued further south and again near the Algerian border, the scenery became increasingly mountainous and dry.
The towns of Mides and Tamerza are located in a particularly hilly area complete with some senic dry canyons. One of which was used for scenes in The English Patient. An abandoned walled mud town near Tamerza provided a scenic foreground for a palmeraie and ro ... read more
Africa » Tunisia » Tataouine 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
Matt and Laura are back in the Vancouver area.
Many thanks to various editions of Lonely Planet Guidebooks for much of the factual information provided in the blogs!
Check out www.mytb.org/wanderinglaura for Laura's previous trips.
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