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Flamingo island trip: 19 euro
Excursions to the desert: from 1 to 8 days it depends on your holidays and choice
Camels and Horses ride
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... br> With the heat a constant companion the only options are sitting in the room in the shade, or lying in the sea. But no complaints about that.
The crew went out for dinner the night we arrived, and Chezzy decided to treat himself before he headed back to London. As in his words "we are in smelling distance of the sea" it is therefore considered appropriate to have a cocktail. So Chezzy ...
... it was low season, we didn’t see all that Jerba has to offer. But I’m pretty sure Jerba doesn’t have all that much to offer. I learned that first-hand when Ed and I took a quad car tour of the island.
A quad car is like a dune buggy, with seats for two people (one driver), four wheels, a windshield, a roll bar, and not much else. We zipped around that island with our guide and ...
... weather was a bit warmer! We visited the oldest Synagogue in Africa, very interesting!!
Besides that, the island is mainly a holiday resort for Europeans in the summer, so we only spent two days there.
Next stop was Tatatouine, to visit the old fortified Berber villages. Worth the visit, a few of the Star Wars scenes were filmed here.
Last night we camped about 20km out of town, the scene was set! We headed off the tar road into a few hills nearby, and set ...
... as well as the medina area of Houmt Souk, Djerba's main market town. The medina was very quaint with its traditional Moorish buildings looking out over pretty cobbled squares. Winding lanes are fringed with craft and antique stores and traders are willing to haggle over goods such as ceramics, jewellery and spices. Many of the locals wore traditional dress which seemed similar to Mayan costumes from Guatemala!