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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