Tag Archives: Tunis
Sidi bou Said is a little hilltop village outside of Tunis overlooking the Mediterranean. Its cobbled street climbs the hill between little shops and residences. The most striking thing about the town is the universal color scheme of blue trim … Continue reading
This photo shows the ruins of an ancient Roman aqueduct built at Tunis to bring water to populated areas. The land is dry and water is hard to find so the Romans built this structure to carry it to where … Continue reading
Magnificent mosaics can be seen in many places around the Mediterranean region. We saw biblical beauties in the Norman cathedral of Monreale. Now, in Tunisia we see them again, without the gold, depicting mythology and daily life. During the Roman … Continue reading
This is a photo of an interesting looking gentleman sitting outside the Tunis market watching the people go by. What more can I say?
In the maze of walkways and alleys of the Tunis Kasbah we saw our first nail-studded doors that are ubiquitous in this region. The designslaid out by the nails are like beautiful quilting patterns and each is different. Door … Continue reading
Tunis is a clean modern city with four-lane highways, fast moving cars, tall buildings and Coca Cola billboards. Flower stalls grace the sidewalks with fragrant, colorful blooms. We walked along the walls of the Kasbah (citadel of the old city) … Continue reading