Hotel El Medina

rue el Hanine, Douz, Tunisia | Hotel
 

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Days of the Dromedaries

A travel blog entry by mickyjohn

10

... humps. One got lost in the migration to Africa. From reading the guidebooks we feared a Coney Island scene of touts hustling touristas to their camels or motorized quads for a picture op day in the desert. None of that, perhaps because of a glut in tourism or the pending end of the season. In another few weeks desert travel for tourists is banned. A parched corps cooked in 125 degree heat would not be good for business. We are awakened by our man Friday, Ali, a ...

Desert Expedition

A travel blog entry by noyelles

6

... the first the water from a very clear creek falling down about 5m into a beautiful pool with weed & rushes, where frogs were croaking loudly & tiny fish were swimming. As usual the vendors were trying to sell all sorts of souvenirs at "very reasonable prices" but they tended to be quite friendly & are nowhere near as pushy as the ...

Out of the desert and into the Chott

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson

4

... glimers of a new day appear. The path or track we are driving along isn't as bumpy as yesterday but we still hold on tight!

After an hour or so, it seems longer, we transfer to our coach and head towards the P16 to cross the Chott el-Djerid.

Chott el-Djerid
We stop on the roadside to look more closely at the Chott el-Djerid, a large salt lake, parts of which appear in various ...

Saharan Adventures

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson

10

... trusty ships of the desert we head out into the Sahara not knowing when we'll come back - well probably in an hour's time. After leading us along for a few minutes the boys in charge get the measure of us and decide that we can be trusted to hold the reins on our own. The camels know where they're going ...

Tatouine, but not as that is really further south

A travel blog entry by mothman

Two day trip organised in advance. Picked up from hotel, saw Star Wars bar, Trogoldite caves etc, went for camel ride and then hotel on edge of Sahara with 2 swimming pools.

Next day we got up early to see sunrise over a salt lake, then went into some mountains near Algeria border, with a ...

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This hotel, located on rue el Hanine, Douz, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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