"Capital of island of Jerba - Houmt Souk" Houmt Souk by angiebabe
Houmt Souk Travel Guide: 15 reviews and 23 photos
'Houmt Souk' means market place - and right in the centre, running parallel to the main road behind, is its long stretch of souk! Excellent place to buy textiles and fabrics - i bought enough to make a bedspread if i wish of the lovely woollen fabric with embroidered edging that many of the women can be seen wearing in their typical dress - a great souvenir for only about £10.
In addition to the permanent shops around the souk are the traders that come in from around the island with their wares on Mondays and Thursdays - all sorts can be bought - straw baskets and mats (i bought a nice basket for only about £3), coral and jewellery, check out the shops too where you can choose from an enormous array of postcards of excellent pics for 10 cards for like 2 TD
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