Carlton Hotel Tunis

31 Av Habib Bourguiba, Tunis, 1000, Tunisia | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $71.00
 

Travel Blogs from Tunis

Micky and John's latest adventure

A travel blog entry by mickyjohn

5

We are coming to you this afternoon from a palatial villa outside of the town of El Kef. El Kef is a beautiful hilltop fortress stop once inhabited by the Romans, Byzantines, Punics, Ottomans, Arabs, Numidians and almost no tourists. When traveling we find the best joys in that which we just "stumble upon". We had hopped out of the jitney van in this town with only a list of hotels and no passable French ...

WHICH IS OLDER: KERKUANE OR THE NEW GROUP?

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... It took a bit more than an hour to tour the site itself. Some reconstruction has obviously been done. The remnants are mostly two feet or less in height. Flowers are in bloom here. The bees are numerous enough to provide a constant hum.

Some of the more significant sites and finds have markers. What I found most interesting was the potter's kiln. The tanit symbol, evoking ancient Egypt, was seen in one residence. The House of the Courtyard and Peristyle ...

ROMANS IN NORTH AFRICA

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

... related to power: for example, money. Maybe the Romans, with their many gods, were a colorful people - like Southeast Asians, Tibetans, traditional Africans? Maybe Roman women were independent and confident, like their goddesses?
- - More than anything, the Bardo Museum exhibited mosaics. They'd been gathered from Roman sites all over Tunisia. They were large pictures made up of tiny square stones - some white, some light yellow, some ...

Falling for Tunis

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92

14

... next mess. I walked through the exit doors after clearing customs (and remarkably after finding my luggage) only to find no one with a sign bearing my name. What the hell? I've never had this happen before. I wandered around looking for my name on that golden sign and nothing. Good grief.

I pulled out my overseas phone and dialed the number of the agency in Tunis. No answer. Damn. I suddenly realized it was Friday prayer time, and I may not be able to get hold ...

Tunis Tunisia

A travel blog entry by nietsreuef

51

... and sea and sustained the siege for 3 years. Carthage was starved into submission, the population shrinking from 250,000 to 50,000. Those that were left were sold into slavery. The Romans torched the city, it burned for seventeen days. Then the ground was cleared, ploughed, salted, and a curse ensured that neither houses nor crops would ever rise here again.

This obsessive termination of Carthage made ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 31 Av Habib Bourguiba, Tunis, is near Medina of Hammamet, Hammamet Beach, Citrus Golf Course, and George Sebastian Villa.
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