Sweet sounds heard in the countryside

My excitement was building …. we were going to see an amphitheatre, a real old amphitheatre!

Took the bus to Dougga, 100 km W of Tunis.  The ruins at Dougga are probably the best preserved Roman ruins in Tunisia. It was an amazing sight to see!  

Four gents from Great Britain showed up about the time we arrived at the theatre and, as luck would have it, they were a quartet, for real!  “It’s always been a dream of mine to sing in an amphitheatre” exclaimed one of them and with that, they broke into song - the strains of Ava Maria filled the air.  What an amazing sound it was!

The theatre at Dougga - 168 BC - considered a relatively small theatre seats 3500 and is still used for concerts at the Dougga Festival each summer.

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Welcome to my travel photo blog. Photography has been a part of my life for a long time – back in the day the Pentax Super Program was always near at hand. But it wasn’t until I started travelling around the world that photography became a vehicle for me to show others about the absolutely amazing and complex world we live in. My hope is to share with you glimpses of what I’ve seen. Enjoy!

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