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The wreck Tanks in the middle of nowhere

In the middle of nowhere, completely off roads, somewhere between Zaghouan and Bouficha, there 4 or 5 destroyed wrecks of army tanks lying. Such scenery from above the hill, pushes inevitably into imagining a fierce Tank battle that happened in […]

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Palais Mussolini / Villa Zodiac

Located in Bou Argoub (40 km from Tunis), in the middle of agricultural farms, this unusual Palace seems outstanding from nowhere. a false and persistant urban legend says that this italian Palazzo was built for the italian Dictaor Benito Mussolini […]

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Zriba Olia is another of those abandoned berber villages. This one is hidden on a small mountain near Zaghouan (70km south of Tunis) . Not much to say except if you’re fan of Collapsed old houses, invasive nature, breathtaking view, […]

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The Abandoned Berber Village of Takrouna

Takrouna is small berber village located at some 100ish km south of Tunis in the Sahel region. “The town’s name is thought to have originated from a tribe which immigrated to Andalusia in the 8th century. Following the expulsion of […]

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