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Djerba Island

April 21st 2015
We are here on the island of Djerba which is off the east coast of Tunisia. There are large resort hotels here and the island appears to enjoy a higher standard of living than the other parts of the country that we have seen. Our sightseeing today included a cultural museum that featured dioramas of traditional activities and a live camel used to thresh grain (see picture of one of the tour group ... read more
Africa » Tunisia » Djerba

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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