Club Thapsus Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
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- Free parking
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... submitting to the tyranny of an insane master by agreeing to murder his son, only to be let off the hook for a baby sheep, i.e. the base act of subjugation to the irration that pervades all Abrahamic religions. Well, so here, it means four days of lamb slaughterings and barbecues. I saw some kids leading a delicious looking one down the street, letting it eat decorative flowers in one last act of fattening.
Unfortunately, I was ...
This morning we visited Monastir, which is just south of Sousse. The town has a fine ribat (fort) built by the Muslims to defend against the potential Christian invaders in the 10th century. It has been extensively restored & was used in "The Life of Brian" as a set. The major attraction apart from beaches is the Bourguiba mausoleum that he had built for himself during his long presidency. It houses the tombs of his family also & is ...
... President of the Republic of Tunisia from July 1957 to November 1987. In 1934, at the age of 31, he co-founded the Neo Destour party which spearheaded the Tunisian movement for independence from France. Despite being arrested and exiled a number of times he continued to pursue a nationalist agenda. Following the country's independence on the 20th of March 1956, Bourguiba abolished the monarchy, ...
Remaking the Life of Brian
We try unsuccessfully to recreate a scene from the Life of Brian, you know the one where they are talking about the People's Popular Front of Judea and .... but the extras I'm
working with forget their lines and eventually we have to give up. Minutes of planning gone to waste.
But we are pleased to be back after such a short time to soak up the atmosphere and wander around the deserted amphitheatre ...
... built, Thysdrus rivaled Hadrumetum (modern Sousse) as the second city of Roman North Africa, after Carthage. However, following the abortive revolt that began there in 238 AD, and Gordian I's suicide in his villa near Carthage, Roman troops loyal to the Emperor Maximinus Thrax destroyed the city. It never really recovered and today it is still a sleepy outpost - which makes the amphitheatre even more stunning - set against a backdrop of sparse low rise ...