Go Greased lightin'! February 1st 2007 One of the sad, hopeless inevitabilities of tourism around a place like Tozeur - where the SUV caravans, improbably white for all the dirt they churn up, wear grooves into the road between the most popular sights - is that everyone leaves with more or less the exact same pictures as the last guy. We dutifully plod from one “panoramic view” to the next, the very word “panorama” having appa ... read more
Africa » Tunisia 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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UPDATE, 22 January 2010: For those of you - both of you? - who have been following this blog off and on (mostly off) for the past few years, it's time to officially put it on a permanent hiatus. As much as I love these nutty little essays about my time on the road, they're just a bit too time-consuming to keep up with, given the demands of my freelance work. So for now, my dear TravelBlog, it's time to say adieu, though ... full info