• Matmata A subterranean town of turbulence and tenacity
2021 Nov 22


South Tunisia is a uniquely beautiful place full of stories of the past and promises of the future. Its desert towns are testaments to the resourcefulness and resilience of their people – and to the age-old human urge towards homemaking.

Photography by Matthew Johnson for This Orient, Vol. 3
Styling Oliver Tippl
Hair and Make Up Andru Elias
Models Sophia Bsiri, Diarra Alice Diagne (Good Guys agency)

Words by Hannah Frances for This Orient, Vol. 3

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