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Travel Blogs from Gabes
... sights and smells of the markets. Always intriguing to see how another culture ‘lives’ day-to-day.
‘Travel is more than seeing the sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the
ideas of living. … Miriam Beard’
... would imagine if they made it into a touristic resort then it would be just as beautiful as dahab in Egypt. Since there were no big umbrellas or benches, we went into the sea and started fishing crab with our bare hands. I have successfully caught a crab without any difficulity :)
After the crab fishing, we went to sea at the port, we swam across the sea shore back and forth next to the ...
... dwellings of Matmata and the city of Tataouine, both which figure prominently in Star Wars' lore as Luke's desert home...also will check out ksour, the ancient structures that best typifies Berber architecture and a few other cool things in the area. Home base for now is Gabes, nothing too exciting here except for what I hope will be the amazing palmerie which I`ll go visit tomorrow.
... in the presence of such high-level technology was all a bit of a mind-boggling experience! We also went for a walk through the old town Medina which came to life in the early evening with the narrow alleyways thronging with people and wares for sale, as well as having big screen TVs showing the world cup, so we caught a bit of footie while we were having a nice meal.
Then there was a long drive in searing temperatures, getting sand blasted through ...
... a currently inhabited underground home. This reminded me of seeing the underground homes in Coober Pedy, Australia, except these were pretty much more primal, with no electricity or water. I do think its ridiculously cool ...
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