There are big doors and small doors. Wisdom is knowing which one to take, when. In Tunis, Tunisia

There are big doors and small doors. Wisdom is knowing which one to take, when. In Tunis, Tunisia

✯ The African Colosseum in El Djem, Tunisia  The monument of El Jem is one of the most accomplished examples of Roman amphitheatre construction, approximating to the status of the Colosseum in Rome. The construction of such a polished and complex building, located in a distant province and destined for popular attractions, is symbolic of a certain type of Roman imperial propaganda.

✯ The African Colosseum in El Djem, Tunisia The monument of El Jem is one of the most accomplished examples of Roman amphitheatre construction, approximating to the status of the Colosseum in Rome. The construction of such a polished and complex building, located in a distant province and destined for popular attractions, is symbolic of a certain type of Roman imperial propaganda.

Entry in Sidi Bou Said near Tunis in northern Tunisia • photo: J. Quintero on Flickr

Entry in Sidi Bou Said near Tunis in northern Tunisia • photo: J. Quintero on Flickr

Medina ,Tunisia. Anybody know where I can buy a good rug? We had a chance to visit Tunisia before the revolution and came away with some interesting stories.

Medina ,Tunisia. Anybody know where I can buy a good rug? We had a chance to visit Tunisia before the revolution and came away with some interesting stories.

Zaitouna Mosque, Tunis, Tunisia--LOVING THE TILES. so delicate and vibrant!

Zaitouna Mosque, Tunis, Tunisia--LOVING THE TILES. so delicate and vibrant!

Beautifully arranged entrance to the blue painted door and windows of a house in Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia, North Africa

Beautifully arranged entrance to the blue painted door and windows of a house in Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia, North Africa

fountain, courtyard of the "Grande Mosquée" ~ Paris, France.  Photo: Vainsang via Flickr

fountain, courtyard of the "Grande Mosquée" ~ Paris, France. Photo: Vainsang via Flickr

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