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Sfax to Tunis

April 23rd 2015
This morning we left Sfax and drove to the city of El Djem in order to see the ancient Roman ruins. The museum has some well-done and well-preserved mosaics (see picture), but the major sight here is the amphitheater (see picture). It was the third largest of the entire Roman world and could seat up to 30,000 spectators. (The Coliseum in Rome was the largest.) They primarily had wild animal fights ... read more
Africa » Tunisia » Tunis

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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