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Gabes



Gabes
Introduction

1. Around the sea oasis

2. Basket market

3. Crowded fishing port

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GABES
Oasis on the Sea
Gabes, Tunisia


Gabes, Tunisia

Gabes, Tunisia

Gabes, Tunisia

Gabes is something as strange as the worlds only seaside oasis. While the city is not that great, exploring the two parts of the oasis, the one between the city and the sea, and the one between the city and the desert, is fascinating.
The oasis is based upon sources, 150 spread around the place, giving 650 litres of water each second. The agricultural produce here is not of the highest quality, as the dates can't be used for export, and other kinds of crop is cultivated in-between the dates.




By Tore Kjeilen