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Jerba



Jerba
Introduction

1. Houmt Souq

2. Diversity

3. Borj el-Kebir

4. Zone touristique

5. Hara Sghira

6. Hara Kebira

7. Guellala

8. Lonely mosque

9. Mosque of the Turkish mother

10. Jama' Fadloud

11. Jama' Ghizen

12. Jama' Mastiri

13. Jama' Mazline

14. Jama' Mezraya

15. Jama' Tajdid

16. Underground oil-press in Midoun

17. Aghir

18. Sponges and octopuses

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JERBA / AGHIR
Soon eaten up by tourism
Of Aghir there is less and less of what used to be. Today all that is visible of this village is a string of package hotels, no houses, simple cafés or hole-in-the-wall shops.

Aghir, Tunisia

Tunisians' own beach. People camp here, and have good swim in one of the few remaining zones that have not been annexed by a huge hotel.

The beach is still divided into two zones, where one is open for all. This is a cherished place for normal tunisians, and both the sea and the beach is full of people. But never more than a few hundred metres away is the closed beach of the white and posh hotels.

Aghir, Tunisia

And this is where it will all end, I think. Fenced-off hotel beaches with all amenities.





By Tore Kjeilen