Ex chat tunisia
Ben Ali's Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi briefly took over as acting president Upon being elected in 2011, the Troika coalition made a "moral pledge" to cede power within a year.However, Ennahdha and its allies, the Congress for the Republic and Ettakatol, were still in power and yet the constituent assembly has not finalized a new constitution.Tozeur, the major oasis and market town of the southern part of Tunisia has developed, but not excessively.There's a reasonably tasteful suburb of modern hotels; the Ksar Rouge, where I stayed, was excellent.
Later I heard haunting choral singing emanating from a tent under the palms of a central square.
Tunisia's reputation for the civilised reception of visitors remains undented, it seems.
TRAVEL ESSENTIALSGetting there The writer travelled as guest of Tunisian Ministry of Tourism (020-7224 5561; uk).
The palmeraie is still enchanting: sheep grazing under the lovely arched canopy of the tall date palms, a sinuous dirt lane, bordered by terracotta walls, the low mud irrigation dikes that distribute the communal water.
There are still horse-drawn carts used and new but non-intrusive additions, including a hotel consisting of wooden chalets on stilts.