Chams El Hana
Travel Blogs from Sousse
... 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, ...
... restrained & the whole effect was extremely impressive. A short walk from here was the mausoleum of Sidi Sahbi, a friend of Mohammed killed in the Arab invasion in the mid 700s. We then wandered in the medina which was quite small but was of more interest as the stalls were aimed at the locals rather than tourists.
After lunch we went to the Ribat in Sousse, a fortress from the 10th century & had a lecture from ...
... There is bargaining going on everywhere.
The next day we went on a caravan trip on dromedaries, because there are no camels in nothern afrika. Camels only live in Asia. we learned something new as well. :-)
The week went by way too fast, but it was really nice and I learned my first word in arabic:
"shokran" which means thank you.
... a 200 TND rug! The next and final stop on our trip was the great mosque. The mosque is a major tourist destination and we saw several tour buses parked outside. The courtyard was gigantic and inside of the mosque was spectacular as well. Although we did not get to go inside where people were praying, we were able to see a good portion of the mosque. All in all a great day trip. ...
... driver they sought. Scott gave the man some friendly abuse, I tried to help him but it was really no use. Eventually, we got back to our bizarre hotel, To Caberet we went, a new kind of hell. The Mirrored Walls, the ceilings so bright, The loud winging music, a bit of a fright. Yet Tunisian men are really quite gorgeous They tried to be friends and said they adored ...
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