Sana kindly dropped me off near the city center in the morning, and I spent the day strolling around the medina, the ancient quarter with narrow streets and pathways, filled with stalls and shops and salon de thé’s.

Again, there’s no police anywhere, and also no tourists. Met a guy called Kamel who speaks German and showed me around for a bit and introduced me to lablabi, a traditional Tunisian chickpea soup. All the time I was worried he’d turn around and demand some money for his ‘services’ or otherwise try to lure me into buying something from some relative’s shop. However, he was just genuinely friendly, interested and happy to practice his German.

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