Retail therapy in the souks of Sousse

There comes a point during any holiday, when any traveller, no matter how hardened, sucumbs to the lure, the joy, the shiny marvellousness of a spot of shopping! Here’s a few colourful pics of some of the sights on offer in the hectic souk of Sousse, a Tunisian coastal city. Colourful textiles and clothing areContinue reading “Retail therapy in the souks of Sousse”

Blue and white theme and Tunisian doors in Sidi Bou Said

Sidi Bou Said  is a pretty little village full of orange trees and enchanting blue and white buildings, full of artists and cats! During the 1920s, Rodolphe d’Erlanger, a French painter applied the blue and white theme all over the town. There are numerous decorated doorways in the town to delight the happy traveller. Here’s anContinue reading “Blue and white theme and Tunisian doors in Sidi Bou Said”

Salt flats, troglodytes and camels.

Here’s me at sunrise at Chott el Djerid, a large endorheic salt lake in southern Tunisia.  It’s an eerie, atmospheric landscape of white, green and purple that shimmers into the horizon.   It’s an otherwordly feeling place, almost as if you’ve landed on the surface of an alien planet. We visited it on route toContinue reading “Salt flats, troglodytes and camels.”