World Travel

Djerba, Tunisia Travel Pictures

Part 2

We decided to rent a car for a day to explore the Island of Djerba Mosque Tower in Houmt Souk, main city of Djerba
We decided to rent a car for a day to explore the Island of Djerba
Mosque Tower in Houmt Souk, main city of Djerba
Handicrafts museum in Houmt Souk Fishing boats in harbour of Houmt Souk
Handicrafts museum in Houmt Souk
Fishing boats in harbour of Houmt Souk
Fishing Boat View from Fort of Houmt Souk
Fishing Boat
View from Fort of Houmt Souk
We attempted this sandy path to the west of the island, but failed later, because parts of the path were under water Scene near the south of Djerba
We attempted this sandy path to the west of the island, but failed later, because parts of the path were under water
Scene near the south of Djerba
Sandy dirt road between olive trees which were 700-800 years old Ancient olive tree
Sandy dirt road between olive trees which were 700-800 years old
Ancient olive tree
Look at the roots of this ancient olive tree Local tobacco store
Look at the roots of this ancient olive tree
Local tobacco store
Tried on this 'magic' dress. We didn't quite understand why it was magic 300 year old Olive press operated by camels or donkeys
Tried on this 'magic' dress. We didn't quite understand why it was magic
300 year old Olive press operated by camels or donkeys
Traditional olive oil filter press Old oven to burn pottery (heats to around 600 degrees)
Traditional olive oil filter press
Old oven to burn pottery (heats to around 600 degrees)
A scooter in Guellala, home of pottery manufacturers Bottled coloured-sand art
A scooter in Guellala, home of pottery manufacturers
Bottled coloured-sand art
Old mosque in hill near Guellala, now a museum, shops and cafe View from Guellala hill
Old mosque in hill near Guellala, now a museum, shops and cafe
View from Guellala hill
View from Guellala hill The 'underground mosque' near Sedouikech
View from Guellala hill
The 'underground mosque' near Sedouikech
Giant Hibiscus flowers could be seen everywhere Mosque at El May
Giant Hibiscus flowers could be seen everywhere
Mosque at El May
This old guy bought a bread at the bakery and he's now busy fixing it to his bike with a piece of thread Pottery
This old guy bought a bread at the bakery and he's now busy fixing it to his bike with a piece of thread
Pottery
Unique local attire with hat Door near La Ghriba Synagogue
Unique local attire with hat
Door near La Ghriba Synagogue
Inside La Ghriba Synagogue Inside La Ghriba Synagogue
Inside La Ghriba Synagogue
Inside La Ghriba Synagogue
Back at the hotel, we find our beds decorated by the maid We take a taxi to see the Friday Market at Midoun
Back at the hotel, we find our beds decorated by the maid
We take a taxi to see the Friday Market at Midoun
Spices labeled in multiple languages Cutting huge pumpkins at Midoun market
Spices labeled in multiple languages
Cutting huge pumpkins at Midoun market
Souvenir camels Traditional dresses for sale
Souvenir camels
Traditional dresses for sale
rather kitschy oil paintings All sorts of wares
rather kitschy oil paintings
All sorts of wares
The biggest camel we saw which wasn't alive Stacks of local pottery
The biggest camel we saw which wasn't alive
Stacks of local pottery
In a local cafe (for men only) Driving back by taxi to our hotel. We're to leave Djerba the next day
In a local cafe (for men only)
Driving back by taxi to our hotel. We're to leave Djerba the next day