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1. Ouled el Hadef

2. Doors and interiors

3. Marabout of Sidi Aguili

4. Shopping quarters

5. El Farkous Mosque

6. Dar Cherait Museum

7. The oasis

8. Village of Bled el-Haddar

9. Marabout of Sidi Bou Lifa

10. "Paradise" zoo and gardens

11. Weird Belvedere


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"Paradise" zoo and gardens
Tozeur, Tunisia

Tozeur, Tunisia

Tozeur, Tunisia

Tozeur, Tunisia

The zoo and garden out here, past the Marabout of Sidi Bou Lifa is better than you might expect. The garden is well-maintained with trees and flowers of all kinds. Pheasants roam the area, apparently aware that tourists try to photograph them. I worked hard to get the photo to the left.
The zoo is small, but has a few interesting animals, like baboons, lions, boars, snakes and a cola-drinking camel. Cages are small, so this may not be a place for tourists with a soft heart for animals.
The shop here sells natural syrups, like pistachio, rose and pomegranate. I disregarded this, just to find out that there is no other place to buy these products. But by then it was too late.

By Tore Kjeilen