The first trip in the footsteps of our heroes takes us in May 1999 on the planet Tatooine, also known as Tunesia. There we took a look on the slave quarters of Mos Espa (Medinine) and the Lars Homestead (Matmata) where Luke Skywalker grew up.
Naturally we took a lot of photos.

Slave quarters in Mos Espa

Lucas and McCallum during Episode I shooting
(Watch the blue door!)

Hotel Sidi Driss - the location of the Lars Homestead

Memorabilia and fan gifts in the hotel bar


Report in a local newspaper

A view in the Lars's dining room

The court - but where is the evaporator?

Tom in the footsteps of Luke Skywalker

The real look of the Lars Homestead surroundings

Photos: Claudia and Thomas Riedel