In addition to being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Medina of Tunis is an authentic place where just walking could be a unique experience to live.
After a hard week of stress, the weekly holiday is something sacred in the life of any Tunisian employee. Jamal Ben Saidan broke this rule as he is devoting his weekly rest to work as a volunteer tour guide. Jamal is kind of following his passion by showing visitors the beauty of his hometown, the ancient city of Tunis.
Well, this article sheds the light on some alternate angles to discover and to experience the best of Tunis, through the eyes of Jamal Ben Saidan.
The Secret Side of Tunis Through the Eyes of Jamal Ben Saidan
Known as “Wild Tunis”, which literally means the “son of Tunis”. His love for Tunis is so strong and he does not imagine himself living far away from it.
He is an exceptional guide, one of his visitors said. Jamal has been organizing tours around Tunis for years now.
In addition to his work as a volunteer tour guide, Jamal is also an active member with the Carthage Association. The organization works to raise the value of Tunisia’s intangible heritage such as language, food and culture in general. All of these done by organizing tours to museums, archaeological sites and by conducting press conferences.
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