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Charfiyah fishing, intangible heritage of humanity

Published : 09-02-2021

An ingenious fishing technique from the Kerkennah Islands, the charfiyah, has ju...

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The esparto mats of Kasserine

Published : 27-11-2020

In the mountainous region of Kasserine, in Western Tunisia, esparto is woven and braided; a natural fiber with amazing properties.In Tunisia, rush mats made in N...

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The catacombs of Lamta

Published : 28-10-2020

An ancient underground cemetery was discovered at Lamta, near Monastir. A rare testimony to the life of the first Christians.Under five meters of land, not far from the sea,...

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A shop in Nabeul

Published : 02-09-2020

Fadhel Kerkeni’s shop would go almost unnoticed in the Nabeul souk, between the countless shops selling fancy jebbas, baskets and leather slippers. Framed by a magnificent jasmine, it specia...

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Ras el-Am sugar dolls

Published : 18-08-2020

The town of Nabeul has a unique tradition in Tunisia: that of sugar dolls offered for the holiday of Ras al-Am. A tradition that can be found on the other side of the...

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