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Africa » Tunisia » Le Kef April 10th 2013

The Elles Necropolis - Tunisia This site was quite a surprise and has quickly become one of my favourite sites from around the world. Out in the middle of Tunisia amongst the fields of crops lie some structures, and the remnants of structures, that remind me very much of the dolmen I have seen in England e.g. Lanyon Dolmen The sites vary in condition from complete tomb like structures to just the remnants that look like the foundations of a house but the necropolis was huge and made up of at least 64 different megalithic structures, Tomb 23 is a great example, one of the larger constructions resembling a tomb or a house. I probably investigated and documented about 20-25 of the sites and I found lots of signs of rock shaping and manipulation, plus some ... read more
The First Structure I Investigated
The First Structure I Investigated
The First Structure I Investigated

Africa » Tunisia » Le Kef September 13th 2011

Africa » Tunisia » Le Kef September 13th 2011

Africa » Tunisia » Le Kef September 13th 2011

Africa » Tunisia » Le Kef January 1st 2011

Hey Guys! New Year greetings from the North of Tunisia! I have left the desert after an incredible week of stunning landscapes, sand dunes, camels and abandoned villages. What an amazing place, and Tunisia sure packs a lot into its comparatively tiny amount of desert – imagine how much there is to see in its larger neighbours of Libya, Algeria and beyond (but do rest assured, am not planning any trips to these in the near future…!). Still, am seriously contemplating taking up Arabic classes on my return to London, having just about got to grips with the written script, so hopefully will be able to delve into more Arabic countries in the near future. Am writing this one from a little-visited, but absolutely fascinating and very welcoming city called El Kef, in the north-western corner ... read more
Chebika Oasis
Ong Jemal
Kasbah, El Kef




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