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... and -man-it-makes-me-wanna-losa-ma-head". Once again, there was no time for stopping.
Just out of Khit el Oud we came across a group of women in brilliantly coloured traditional clothing, walking together along the roadside. Mohammad stopped the car and asked them if they would mind if I took some photos. We felt quite embarrassed but the women were amazingly friendly and even posed for the photos. When we asked Mohammad whether we should offer ...
Wednesday 17th April
Carthage is a suburb of Tunis & here we drove up to the main hill where the Romans had built their forum over Carthaginian houses & the site was excavated in the 1920s & 30s. It overlooks the sea & the Tunis lakes. Carthage was founded by the Phoenicians who fought the Romans in the Punic wars which they lost eventually in 146 BC. The city then had a population of about 100,000 & later, ...
A whole bunch of awesome sites, some massive, some barely worth the walk...but all are full of so much history and get the imagination going.
Lots and lots of pictures, as Carthage was the whole point of this trip...
The ruins of the massive Antonin Baths, the Roman bath house by the sea, are awesome.
After a day unwinding and relaxing poolside it's good to be doing some sightseeing. We're going back to antiquity today to see evidence of Tunisia's Phoenician and Roman past as well as a trip to the beautiful town of Sidi Bou Said.
Founded by the Phoenicians, Carthage's hillside location enabled it to dominate the Gulf of Tunis and the surrounding plain. As the metropolis ...
... sea. We went to a viewpoint and that was us done, with an hour to spare before we needed to leave for our flight. Looked at somewhere for a drink, but it was mega expensive, then I found a terrace in the centre which was cheaper than anywhere else weŽd drunk at! dad and I holed up for an hour, while the Js went shopping.
And then time to go to airport, and flight home. ...
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