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    Is there any of you who visited Tatouine in Tunis, the place where SW was shot?
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    I'd love to, but the closest I ever got to Tunisia was Rome, Italy over a decade ago. I live closer to Yuma, Arizona (ROJ Tatooine) or Redwood City (Endor moon), being a California resident (no jokes, please).

    But I can visit the Hamburger Hamlet where Lucas saw the long lines for SW back in '77 by simply driving for an hour west! Okay, 7 hours...
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    No, but I too would love to see it. Is it true that part of the Lars homestead set remains at the site (thought I had read that somewhere)? Getting some pics or home video with that backdrop would be a dream come true.
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    A few guys that went were featured in SW Insider. Very good read.

    the website goes into wonderful detail.

    http://www.tatooine.tk/



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    Quote Originally Posted by Bel-Cam Jos
    I live closer to Yuma, Arizona (ROJ Tatooine) or Redwood City (Endor moon), being a California resident (no jokes, please).

    But I can visit the Hamburger Hamlet where Lucas saw the long lines for SW back in '77 by simply driving for an hour west! Okay, 7 hours...
    I briefly lived in Phoenix 10 years ago, and other than that have lived in LA all my life. When Ep 1 came out, I sat in that very Hamburger Hamlet watching the lines (BTW, wasn't it Lucas sitting there with Spielberg?) with a small sense of history. Unlike BCJ though, it's only about 3 miles down the road from me, I could walk there, see a movie, have lunch, and walk back in that 7 hours.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sergiurusu
    Is there any of you who visited Tatouine in Tunis, the place where SW was shot?
    No, but I've been in Tetuan, Morocco, which is in the (North African) neighborhood.

    It would be great to see the film location site first hand, tho!
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