Festival of the Sahara Photo Gallery
Festival of the Sahara Photogallery: Douz and Tozeur, Tunisia
Photos by Sonja Stark
Every December, two dusty towns in the inhospitable southern region of Tunisia, far from the Mediterranean Sea or the rainy hills of the northwest, share festivals dedicated to oasis life. Tozeur and Douz, about 65 miles apart, schedule festivals back-to-back to honor their ancient history of nomadic life, camel caravans and traditional music.
Read the GoNOMAD story about the Festival of the Sahara