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Mahdia



Mahdia
Introduction

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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MAHDIA
Cap d'Afrique
Mahdia, Tunisia

The area at the end of the peninsula is quite nice, being dominated by a red lighthouse and scattered remains of Fatimid fortifications (to the right on top photo). I visited early one August morning, a time of the day when sea and sky almost melts together in a smooth haze.

Mahdia, Tunisia




By Tore Kjeilen