Fabulous mountainous landscapes, oases with palm trees and the monotony of the sun-burnt desert steppe
looking down on Chott el Gharsa
Soil erosion due to overgrazing through goats and sheep.
Old town of Tamerzas, situated between two wadi. The houses are built of stones and sun-dried clay tiles.
rock shapes – as if formed by hand
waterfall of 8 meters of height in the wadi
Prickly pear plants are used as fences and to mark borders. The fruits are juicy, tasty and have a lot of seeds.
Nomadic herdsmen and their “mobile home”: Functional tent scaffold with tent blanket.
The men’s clothes: Djellabah (looks to us like a night gown and shesh (a kind of turban).
Berber women wear dresses reaching down to their ankles, with patterns in shiny colours. They don’t cover their face.
Status symbols consist of plenty of jewellery, ornamental face tattoos as well as henna-dyed hair and hands.
The gate to the Sahara: the oasis of Douz.
On the road between Douz and Ksar Ghilane.
Nestled on a mountain saddle: the Berber village of Chenini.
To protect themselves against the invasion of the Arabs, the Berber built caves and castles to escape to into the mountains, which are difficult to get to.
Chott el Djerid, the Sahara’s largest salt lake. It can be crossed on a road on a dam of a length of 40 km.
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