Hotel Dessole Riviera
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
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... for that is for sure. Within minutes the phone is beeping with new messages from an unrecognized number, someone by the name Amine who claims he is friends with Ferid and Tarak and THEY are all waiting for us to arrive. I leave the messages alone as we pedal on, we are still a number of hours away but it is reassuring to know that there are people awaiting our arrival and we have a place to stay!
After a few hours on the busy highway we come to a fork in the road, we ...
... that sells refreshing mint tea, so we are forced to quench our thirst from a can.
We're flying back to London Gatwick on a charter flight TOM 353 which is scheduled to depart at 12:05 and arrive at 15:10. Insha'Allah.
Tonight is our last dinner at the Marhaba Palace and so not unexpectedly we receive exceptional service this evening. It's a ritual - which sometimes descends to pantomine - we've seen acted out a few times now. Waiters rushing round guests at their last meal, presumably to ensure that they get a good tip.
So we play our part and let our waiter go through the ritual. ...
After a walk back in time we decide that a journey back to the hotel by cab would be preferable to the land train. We don't have any problem finding a cab, sitting just outside the medina under the shade of a tree seems to be a sign that you need a cab!
It's interesting ...
... period the name of the city was changed slightly with an additional "n" from Hadrumetum to Hadrumentum.
As part of the Roman empire, Hadrumentum became very prosperous; and its importance was recognised when Trajan gave it the rank of a colonia: "Colonia Concordia Ulpia Trajana Augusta Frugifera Hadrumetina". At the end of the 3rd century it even became the capital of the newly-made province of Byzacena.
Occupation and ...