PrimaSol El Mehdi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... to the ritual sacrifice. I had a couple beers with some old English queens at the one open cafe (but we had to drink them inside) and took the train back to Tunis, where I had 24 hours to kill before my flight the next afternoon. 24 hours in a Muslim country on the equivalent of Christmas day. I found one open restaurant in a high-end hotel serving overpriced French food for dinner that night, and spent the next reading in lobby of my B&B ...
... He seems to be almost venerated by the people & his times are seen as a kind of golden age. We wandered in the medina with narrow passages between the houses & enjoyed seeing the range of products available.
After lunch, back in Sousse, we went to the ribat to see the recently re-opened museum of 2nd century AD mosaics & artefacts taken from villas in the area, in its courtyard. These were truly stunning, in size, ...
... Tunisia a republic on 25 July 1957 of which he became the first president for the next 21 years.
Whilst he created a modern state which included: improving the educational system; addressing gender inequality; developing the economy; and maintaining a neutral foreign policy, which made him an exception among other Arab leaders. He also established a single party state and allowed a cult ...
... some photos. Just by way of context and since this is a repeat visit we have reproduced some of the text from our earlier entry.
Amphitheatre - History repeating itself
The amphitheatre at El Jem was built by the Romans under proconsul Gordian, who was acclaimed Emperor at Thysdrus, around 238. It was never completed, because of political rivalries and lack of funds within the Empire. The amphitheatre would have seated some ...
... There are other Roman sites - covered and preserved under sand - which have yet to be excavated.
Film facts - The amphitheatre was used for filming some of the scenes from the Monty Python film The Life of Brian as well as the film Gladiator.
We take the short walk from the car park, passing a few stalls with tourist souvenirs and local crafts, as well as some shops further along the road. The stalls seem to have changed very little since the ...