"Tataouine & Ksar Haddada" Tataouine by croisbeauty
Tataouine Travel Guide: 19 reviews and 98 photos
The desert area of southern Tunisia is pretty much different then one I saw last year in area of Douz. The sand is of dark yellow colour which is changing under the poor light conditions becaming almost red. The vegetation is also poor and the fact that surprised me the most, there are no palm trees here.
Douiret is an abandoned Berber town in the Tataouine Governorate. There is a Ksar on the hilltop visible from the far distance which can be reached by foot only. A tiny part of the village, beneath the Ksar is still inhabited same as the mosque.
Ksar Hedada was used by filmaker John Lucas to create the town called "Mos Espa" in galactic planet Tatooine, featured by movie "Star Wars; the Phantom Menace".
Since Ksar Haddada isn't listed VT destination, I had to put it under this page. More pictures you can find under Off the beaten path tips.
Chenini is relatively small village of scattered houses which are located on the plateau below the Ksar. The oldest part... more travel advice
Chenini village is one of the few remaining places in Tunisia where the true Berber language is still in use, but mostly... more travel advice
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