By Simon Richmond
Experience the easiest of Korea with Lonely Planet. Our eighth variation could have you testing the stylish boutiques and bars of Seoul, observing the amazing Mass video games, eating on Busan seafood, climbing to volcanic craters and recovering from all of it at the island paradise of Jeju-do.
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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.