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California is considered one of America's hottest holiday destinations---its range attracts all sorts of visitor, from foodies to households. Fodor's full-color California advisor covers all corners of the nation, from the northern coast to Wine kingdom and from la to Yosemite nationwide Park.
EXPANDED assurance: New motels and eating places are coated through the nation, with a unique specialise in la. A revised “Top Attractions” part drills deeper into the head areas to work out. The United States’ most up-to-date nationwide park, Pinnacles, can be coated.
ILLUSTRATED gains: The road 1 characteristic, which provides an summary of the famed coastal path, plus extra local breakdowns, is indispensible for highway trippers. different positive aspects aspect renowned sights, like San Diego's Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo, in addition to Cable vehicles and Chinatown in San Francisco. vital for wine buffs is the "Wine Tasting in Napa and Sonoma" characteristic, which means a tasting itinerary, teaches the correct wine tasting procedure, and describes how grapes are grown, harvested, and pressed.
INDISPENSABLE journey making plans instruments: greater than ninety colourful maps consultant tourists round the kingdom, plus a pull-out map presents an outline as well as San Francisco and la element maps. "Top Attractions" and "Top Experiences" support readers opt for actions according to their pursuits, whereas "Best Bets" for eating and accommodation in San Diego, l. a., and San Francisco aid them locate the following nice meal or resort. For outdoorsy varieties, the convenient Tahoe ski inn chart is excellent for selecting the simplest slope. additionally, devoted nationwide parks chapters contain making plans counsel and highlights.
DISCERNING concepts: Fodor's California deals savvy recommendation and suggestions from neighborhood writers to assist tourists utilize their time. Fodor's selection designates our greatest alternatives, from motels to nightlife.
PULLOUT MAP: A convenient take-along map offers further price, giving tourists crucial information regarding most sensible sights and close by eating to allow them to commute with confidence.
INCLUDES: San Francisco, l. a., San Diego, Palm Springs, Yosemite nationwide Park, immense Sur, Napa and Sonoma, Monterey Bay, Lake Tahoe, Mendocino, and extra.
ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: each one Fodor's commute advisor is researched and written through neighborhood specialists.

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Henna – a dye obtained from ground privet leaves. The painted patterns are believed to protect and purify. Tunisian women are supposed to cover their heads. The traditional veil (hijab) is found in various forms all over the Muslim world. The sifsari (above) is mainly worn in Tunis. Wedding jewellery The souk or market has been the centre of town social life for hundreds of years. They are run according to strict principles, with every product having its own permanently allocated space according to how close it is to the mosque: religious items and books are top of the list while household goods have a low status.

Separated from the outside world by high walls, a mosque’s most distinctive feature is its minaret. The Kaaba in Mecca is the main destination of Muslim pilgrimages 30 I N T R O D U C I N G T U N I S I A Tunisian Traditions Tunisian society attaches great importance to its own traditions. These include religious festivals, rituals associated with religious practices and customs that predate Muslim times including the “night of henna”, which takes place before weddings. Circumcision for boys is a requirement.

Many of Roman excavations. the concerts and Plastic Arts Festival festivals are staged (22 Jul–6 Aug), throughout the Falcon Mahrès (Sfax). country at this from El-Haouaria Gallery exhibitime of year. tions of mainly JUNE young Tunisian artists. Mermaid Festival, Kerkennah Falconry Festival (2nd half of Islands. Lively concerts and Jun), El-Haouaria. Flying performances by traditional displays are accompanied Tunisian and Arab artists. by a traditional falcon hunt for partridges. Jazz Festival (late Jun), Tabarka.

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