Author 'Mimi' : The salt desert: EL CHOTT JERID - Lake mirages on the road between Tozeur and Douz, the desert becomes sky. The horizon is lost forever. After Oasis Kebili, benchmarks fade gradually. The road then follows a median strip which cuts straight brackish waters of a huge salt lake, the silver and purple: the Chott El Jerid. In summer, the depression becomes a huge extent of salt. A dazzling whiteness.