These butchers have cages of chickens, some have a couple of rabbits and a duck.
The animals are still walking around and you pick the one you want and they take it around the back and slaughter it and give it to you in a bag. Probably quite shocking to western society, but not a whole lot different.
Also fishing is a big thing in Djerba. There are thousands of these clay pots here, these are used to catch octopus who are tempted to climb inside.
There are these pirate ships that take tourists around during the summer season.
This is the main fish market here in the Souk in Djerba. It’s as simple as a tiled ceramic counter where the fish are displayed without any kind of packaging. A “National office of fish” is quite an odd statement for this market.
Just around the corner from here, I got to have some grilled tilapia, some feral cars patrol round here which reminded me of the ones in Jerusalem. The fish was really good, but I gave the cats the head and the tail pieces.
Yes, this is a real bull. He looks big enough to easily pull this sign out of the ground. I suspect livestock offered for sale like this, might have been doped to make them easier to deal with.
1. Plans – 2. French Connection – 3. My hotel in Djerba – 4. El Griba synagogue outside – 5. El Griba synagogue inside – 6. Markets – 7. Christianity in Tunisia – 8. Ferry to mainland Tunisia – 9. Getting to Matmata, Tunisia – 10. Sidi Idris Hotel New Hope Star Wars filmset – 11. Secrets I learnt about the famous Matmata Star Wars set – 12. Cave homes for would-be Jedis – 13. More what you don’t see in Star Wars at Hotel Sidi Idris – 14. How hospitable is Sidi Idris? – 15. ATM machines and drought – 16. Matmata Nouvelle (New Matmata) – 17. Tunisian butchers and fisherman – 18. Libyan and Algerian neighbours – 19. Jewellery businesses in Djerba – 20. Tunisia and Israel relations – 21. Hara Kebira, Jewish school, soap and TV repair shops – 22. Jewish community of Hara Kebira – 23. Going home