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Hammamet



Hammamet
Introduction

1. The tiny medina

2. Plenty of beaches

3. Cafe Sidi Bou Hdid

4. Shores of the medina

5. Kasbah

6. Modern town

7. Dancing children

8. Sebastian's villa

9. Medina at night

10. Sunset

11. Roman ruins of Pupput

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HAMMAMET
Medina at night
Hammamet, Tunisia

Hammamet, Tunisia

As with other medinas of Tunisia, Hammamet's becomes almost mystical at night. Few light sources allow shapes usually hidden in flat sunlight, to reveal themselves. Also, a few places, coloured light is used. Green is the common colour of Islam, but seemed to me that this was not used exclusively here (see second photo).
Another advantage at night, is that most tourists are gone, draping these traditional streets in an unreal silence. Just out of the medina walls the sounds of the busy nightlife reappear.
Hammamet, Tunisia




By Tore Kjeilen