Off to the market in Douz May 25th 2011 We planned a good part of our trip around the Thursday morning market in Douz. Our hope was to be among the local camel herders and their big herds of dromedaries. It did not quite work out that way, but we had an incredible experience anyway.
I almost dreaded trying to write this entry because I knew I could never capture the energy, excitement, sounds (and smells!) of the livestock market in ... read more
Africa » Tunisia » Douz 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