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1. Around town

2. The black passage

3. Place du Caire

4. The great mosque

5. Town museum

6. Doors

7. Fish market

8. Borj el-Kebir

9. Punic ruins

10. The Fatimid port

11. Sailors' cemetary

12. Cap d'Afrique

13. Tourist's beach


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Fish market
Mahdia, Tunisia

The fish market of Mahdia is a lively place, and worth a visit. It is open every day, but most busy on Fridays. Local octopuses are sold here by the bunch. Boys catch these in mornings using spiked canes.

By Tore Kjeilen