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May 5, 2018 - Magical Chenini

Residence Kenza, a rustic airbnb run by locals, was a huge reason that I was willing to brave the State Department's travel warnings and venture into southern Tunisia. Someone reviewed it as "the jewel in airbnb's crown." OK, I was hooked. If you are considering Tunisia, you must do this. Thinking that we were staying in an unlocked, open cave in Africa, we left the majority of our things back in our Tunis airbnb. This precaution was unnecessary, as our thick wooden doors at Residence Kenza were lockable. We headed to our little...

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Feb 19, 2012 - Tataouine via Gabes and Medenine

Wiki Info Tataouine Our first complete day of just travel...out of hotel by _a, to train station where we just missed the train. The kind fellow there saw our displeasure and told us we could catch it at the next town. So 5 dinars later we did just that. The typical pushing/shoving game to get on and in a seat. Of course, Bon being practiced at it got us all seats poste haste. A 4 hour ride to Gabes; then 2 hours to Medenine, then 2 more to Tataouine arriving at 5pm or so. Short walk to Hotel Hamsa and another helpful proprietor told us our...

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Mar 18, 2010 - Tataouine (Star Wars)

@@@@@@@ We got away from our hotel, the Dar Ali, on Djerba, pretty early for us. We decided to use the causeway that had been first constructed in Roman times, to cross over to the mainland, instead of taking the ferry again. As we were going to be exploring the south of Tunisia, the causeway pointed us further in that direction and we wouldn’t have to wait in a ferry line up and waste precious time. As we crossed the causeway it was hard to imagine the Romans building such a structure. We have visited the Appian Way outside of Rome and saw...

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