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‘Barefoot in Tunis’ Brings a Sustainable Living Experience to Fayoum

December 22, 2020

Following a wooden sign that reads ‘Barefoot in Tunis’ down a narrow dirt road in the small, but ever so charming, Tunis Village in Fayoum, one will find a sustainable haven nestled away at the end of it.  When visiting the famed pottery village of Tunis in Fayoum, one will find a number of wonderful accommodation options, from hotel-like lodges to various Airbnb listings; Barefoot in Tunis however, is not a mere Airbnb listing, but an experience in and of itself.  “When I first came [to Tunis Village] ten years ago, I fell in love with the serenity of this small village. I loved the fact that expats and local fellaheen live door to door. Over the years, I came back several times and always enjoyed its calm and nature,” explains Sahra Gemeinder, owner of Barefoot in Tunis, as to why she decided to build Barefoot in Tunis in the first place.   Barefoot in Tunis is a small area of land which hosts a selection of three tiny houses that guests may rent for short or long periods of time, each of which was built using sustainable methods and…

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