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Another oasis?
Sabria, Tunisia


Sabria, Tunisia

Sabria, Tunisia


Sabria is a world set apart, inhabited by the Berber tribe of Sabria. Beyond Sabria there has always been nothing, and before the road was constructed, only the ones with camels could get out here.
Sabria is noted for keeping up a traditional dance, the Hair Dance. As a part of a marriage, local women dance to drums whirling their hair like a headbanger, continuing until all but one have dropped out.
Sabria offers great views from the former French fort, which now has been turned into a campsite and a restaurant (lower photo).

Sabria, Tunisia

Photo: imarigorta.

Hotels and alternatives
Local campsite. Apart from that , your closest options are Al Faouar (3 km) or Zaafrane (20 km).

Restaurants and alternatives
Food is served at the campsite.

Change Money
Nothing. Do this in Douz (45 km) or Kebili (65 km).

Transport
As far as out as this, there is no forms of public transportation. If you don't have your own car, you will have to hitch with someone else. Most drivers will stop and offer you seat(s) if there are any.




By Tore Kjeilen