Grand Hotel du Lac

2 Rue sindibad , Tunis, 1001 , Tunisia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tunis

Micky and John's latest adventure

A travel blog entry by mickyjohn on Apr 20, 2014

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... Our hostess gave us a walking tour of the labyrinth to help orient us. Tunis is a flaneur paradise. Just head out and get lost down one alley, souk and byway after another. The central food market was flooded with a riot of an odiferous geranium that is distilled for an essence added to dishes. Of course you will be offered to "come into my shop, very good prices". One creative carpet seller enticed us ...

ISLAM'S FOURTH HOLIEST CITY

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus on Apr 10, 2014

... perfect women.
-----He was a direct descendant of Fatima's son, Husseim, who was killed by Saudi Arabia's King Yazid. King Yazid was worried Mohammed's descendants would try to seize control of the country. Husseim's children fled to Morocco. More recently, some of this family moved from Morocco to Kerouan.
-----Mr. Idriss explained all this to me, in his car. He added that he frequently saw the prophets Mohammed, Jesus, and Moses in his dreams.
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A PLACE OF LEGENDS

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels on Mar 20, 2014

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... come from the visitors on that front.

Back to the room for 15M of journal before dinner. Something went wrong when trying to save it so lost it; grr.

Down at 1915 in my Springbok's jersey. I wasn't sure if we'd be dining outside. Helen of Troy suggested All Black jerseys are fine in Oz as the Aussies respect the NZ side but there is less recognition for the talent of the Springboks.

Off by bus to dining at El Birja, a nice spot just inside ...

WHICH IS OLDER: KERKUANE OR THE NEW GROUP?

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels on Mar 18, 2014

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... br>
The orange is king here at the moment. Ezz stopped twice but was too cheap to buy any. The offerings were big. Reminded me this was going to be a late lunch, opting to drive directly back to Tunis.

There were a few police checkpoints. We were not stopped. It's just another reminder of where you are.

What's with all the New York Yankees' hats [especially the nont-traditional colours of most]? Surprised such chapeaus would not be dwarfed ...

ROMANS IN NORTH AFRICA

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus on Jan 23, 2014

... was shown as a bearded man in a white robe, tied to the mast of his ship so he could listen to the Sirens, while his crew-members held shields and looked the other way. The poet Virgil sat with his young face and curly hair, while two females (the muse of pantomime, holding a mask, and the muse of epic poetry) served him. One mosaic showed Golgotha's Gazebo erected at the site of Christ's crucifiction, with four rivers flowing from it ...

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This hotel is located on 2 Rue sindibad , Tunis.
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