Tunisia And The Arab Spring — Nearly
Tales from an itinerant writer #1
Setting: Tunisia, Sidi Bou Said, 2 km from Carthage, November 2010.
I’d moored my boat a few hundred meters from the Tunisian Presidential Palace and the ruins of Carthage. Customs and Immigration (= secret police) had been aboard — ‘Captain, do you have a gift for me?’ It goes with the territory.