Travel Blogs from Djerba
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Flamingo island trip: 19 euro
Excursions to the desert: from 1 to 8 days it depends on your holidays and choice
Camels and Horses ride
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... cocktail from the French menu and we all awaited its arrival. All looked good on first sight, until the first sip was taken and all fell into place. This is a predominately Muslim country and as such no alcohol is served. Chezzy a splashed out and bought himself a fruit juice mix with an assortment of umbrellas and swizzle sticks. To console himself he bought yet another ice cream.
... I narrated the ride to give him an idea of the scenery. It went something like this:
"shrubs...bricks on the right—don’t hit that…dying palm trees…dirt…cacti on both sides of the road…big pile of rocks…mound of dirt…brick wall…school children on the left…sharp right turn—look out for that big pile of rocks…beach with dirt and ...
Heading south we decided to go to Jerba, as it is renowned for the beaches!
After Mahdia, Jerba was our next stop, apparently the most popular part of Tunisia according to the Lonely Planet. We spent out first night just outside Houmt Souk, the accommodation was OK, except that Petra found a mouse in her rucksack, and just about woke up the whole hotel with her shriek! It was just a small field mouse!!
The island was pleasant, but I must admit, it would be far better ...
... as well as the medina area of Houmt Souk, Djerba's main market town. The medina was very quaint with its traditional Moorish buildings looking out over pretty cobbled squares. Winding lanes are fringed with craft and antique stores and traders are willing to haggle over goods such as ceramics, jewellery and spices. Many of the locals wore traditional dress which seemed similar to Mayan costumes from Guatemala!