Club Thapsus Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Arrived yesterday and we have been enjoying the hospitality with our friends. We have also met a few others who live here. It has been great catching up and filling in the gaps because it's been about a year and a half since we seen each other. Today we went to ...
Race Destination #2
Country Visited: Tunisia
Country Shape Classification: Perforated
Country Development Classification: Underdeveloped
Specific Places Within Country Visited: Camel Riding From Mahdia through the Saharan Desert
Country Capital City: Tunis
Capital City Population: 651,183
Country Government Type: Unitary State, Semi-Presidential System, ...
... dirty, stray animals, crumbling in parts, chaos in the streets, and watch where you walk. A country where you have to make sure to carry your own toilet paper - never a good sign. The first night, Tunisia was playing Cameroon in a World Cup qualifying match. It was an exciting 0-0 tie, but at least people were out not drinking. I had a decent meal, but everything was closed by 10:00 p.m. The second night was even slower without the game.
Our final stop of the day is the costal city of Monastir, which is just over 23km south of Sousse and 33 km from Port El Kantaoui.
Monastir - from past to present
Founded on the ruins of the Punic-Roman city of Ruspina, Monastir has since evolved and developed from a fishing village into a major tourist resort - a familiar story along the Mediterranean coast.
Like a number of ...
... walking along the dark passageways under the area, there is some light along the way from the grills above. We peer into the dark cells which would have housed the captive animals and slaves as well as the larger rooms where the gladiators would have been prepared.
Climbing to the "gods" the highest seats in the amphitheatre we look down on the arena and can onlyimagine the spectacles which would have been played out below during Roman times.