Hotel El Machrek
Travel Blogs from Djerba
... It took ten minutes to cross the causeway. There were many resorts, akin to Cancun, Brys. As we were running late, we went directly to the caleche place, arriving at 1710. It was windy on the island. Stupid Hugh accidently kicked an adorable white, playful puppy.
The Hotel Djerba Palace was huge and busy with a combination of locals and by and large French tourists. We had porters, placating some. There was only wifi in the lobby and even that was fleeting. Uploading ...
... the ferry station to Djerba Isalnd and … uh oh a three hour ferry wait. Hatem tried his best to get a break for the tourist from the soldiers manning the line, but no go. Hassan then made the decision that we should drive around and cross the causeway to the island so that is what we did. We retraced our drive, cut over and through some villages and then headed back in the same direction we had just come from towards the coast. As we drove, we were passed by a number of ...
... amp; we had to remove our shoes before entering. Some old men were reading from the Torah & discussing things when we were there. Next door is a guest house for all the pilgrims. From there we went to see a local potter making pots etc as this is an important local industry.
In the afternoon we visited Zarsis, surely one of the scruffiest places we have seen so far with not a lot to recommend it to us apart from a small ...
... 25 euro per person
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
And many other activities to discoevr on our website: www.djerbatourisme.com.
We make friends not customers <3 <3 <3
... back to England, and we head to Libya tomorrow. No alcohol is allowed in Libya, so will be enjoying some sundowners on the beach tonight to finish off whatever we have left.
The Trip Odometer has reached 3000 Km without much fuss. Let hope it continues, but I'm sure with Libya, Egypt and Sudan to come, there are some interesting times ahead, and many more hours of sitting at a border post.