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Sights in the City of Tunis, Tunisia

Our tour bus only made one stop in Tunis, so most of the pictures I took were through the bus windows.  While in the Medina, we stopped near the Tunis City Hall, a modern structure that blends well with the older, … Continue reading

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The Medina in Tunis, Tunisia

While in Tunis, the tour guide brought my group to the shops in the Medina, the oldest part of Tunis.  There, a rug merchant presented his wares, explaining how the various carpets were made.  I didn’t purchase a carpet, but … Continue reading

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Mosques and Minarets in Tunis, Tunisia

I arrived in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia during Ramadan, the Islamic month for fasting.  During Ramadan, Muslims abstain from eating, drinking, and smoking during daylight hours.  In Tunis, mosques are as common as Roman Catholic churches are in Rome.  … Continue reading

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