A month after the accident and, hamdoullah, I am in good health. I am still wearing a brace as I wait for my bones to grow back together, but the pain and emotional strain is less and less. When I think back to that first week in the hospital, when I didn’t have the strength even to sit up, I am overwhelmed with gratitude at how far I’ve come in recovery.
When we both felt strong enough Mansour and I left Sfax to continue our recuperation efforts alongside the sea in the Kerkennah Islands. What was originally intended to be a change of scenery for a few days stretched into two unforgettable weeks. Kerkennah, when truly discovered, is beyond description – it’s one of those places you just have to experience for yourself. But, to give you an idea, Kerkennah is…
Fish Real Estate
Life revolves around fishing and Kerkennah has an entirely unique, centuries-old system developed for catching fish. Fish swim along the tunnel of netting and into a funnel made of palm fronds, where they can be easily retrieved by fishermen.
I lost count of how many weddings I crashed. The party starts around midnight with traditional music and dancing and rages on until late morning. Everyone is invited, and one wedding I went to was so crowded people were gathering on the roof. If you stick around until the end you can watch a man performing amazing acts of balance (see video below).