Friday Factoid: Star Wars in Africa

The scenes in the original Star Wars (Episode IV) featuring Luke Skywalker’s home planet Tatooine were actually filmed in the Tunisian desert.

Some of the interiors and the courtyard of Luke’s house were filmed in a called Hotel Sidi Driss, a traditional troglodytic underground building in Matmata, Tunisia.  For the die hard fans, you can take plan your own Tunisian Star Wars tour.

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