Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Tunisia, June 2006, part III

All images are 266 x 400 pixels in size; some of them can be clicked to get a 567 x 800 pixel version. Numbers in front of picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original shots (2048 x 3072 pixels). Copyright (c) P. Jakopin 2006

Djorf, Ksar Ghilane

The cliffs at Djorf

11683. Opening in the boulders on the beach

11685. A view from the tip of the peninsula to the coast

11687. A view from the estuary of the oued to the sea

From the coast inland

11694. A palm tree in the oued

From Beni Khedache to Ksar Ghilane

11696. Track west quickly comes to a plain

11697. Track with small hills in the background

11698. Track with side pistes, view east, Cafe Loutid and its truck in the background

11700. Bulldozer on wheels, returning from the desert

11701. 15 km before Ksar Ghilane there is 1 km stretch with a series of dunes on the track, without a 2 WD passable detour

The 4-Storey Desert Lookout Tower at Ksar Ghilane

11702. Northern corner of the top platform

11703. Southern corner of the top platform

11704. A view to the north with tamarisk trees and sand dunes

11705. A view from the third floor to the staircase up

11706. A view from the first floor down the staircase

11707. A view to the tower from the south

The Water Spring at Ksar Ghilane

11708. Tamarisks and palm trees at the pond below the lake

11709. Another view of the pond

11710. The spring, 32 deg. C in the summer, 38 deg. C in the winter

11711. The lake, view from the north

From Ksar Ghilane to Fort Romain

11714. The common lizard

11725. Dunes, darker

11728. Dunes, lighter

11731. Camel grazing

11734. Fort Romain and the Café du Fort from the distance

11736. A view from the fort to the oasis

11737. The ruins, view from the western part of the outer wall

11738. The stone above the door with an inscription

11739. The entrance vault

11740. Fort - a view from the east

11741. Café du Fort

11742. Dunes on the way back

Ksar Ghilane, the oasis

11747. Ali saad Ben Abdallah from Zaafranne, waiter in Le Paradis

11748. Encampement Le Paradis, the tents

11749. Main road in the oasis, a view south

11750. Eastern road; it connects the oasis and the village

From Ksar Ghilane to Beni Khedache

11751. Shepherd with a herd of sheep and black goats

11752. Café Loutid, a closer view from the west

11753. Two camels

   II - Ain Zekindjouf      IV - Ain Essbat  

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