Hotel Les Ambassadeurs
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... Tony's room for our post-1600 lunch: cheese, old chocolate chip cookies from Algeria and water; did the trick. Back up to start the journal.
The trip guide, Nbool [phonetic spelling] called at 1730 to advise of a delay to 1830 for the meeting. Took a shower with a full and proper shower curtain and lots of hot water.
Down to the lobby to see Omar. Can't believe he flew Algiers to Paris to Tunis just because of any stupid Air France requirements. ...
... Roman writing: VICTORIVS PACI VI - XITANNIS XXVRO - XIIIK ALENDAS MAIAS. Narcissus rode a horse. Lobsters. Shrimp. Mallard ducks. A flamingo caught an eel. Two lions with crazy eyes and hair stood under a parasol pine, shaped like a mushroom.
- - "ex ungue leonem" (by its claw, a lion is recognized)
- - And finally, there was a mosaic of a donkey.
- - Who was that man with the donkey? It could only be ...
... the Modern ...
... by all residents. However, it appears that Arabic is much more prevalent than it was in Morocco.)
Our first stop was the Tunis market. And this too was very different from what I have seen in past markets in the middle east. The fish were stacked neatly in large displays and all the fish was on ice (as opposed to left in the sun and surrounded by flies). The produce was all neatly displayed in a lovely, clean environment in a covered building. It was very, ...
Old and young sells Jasmine bunch for 5e. It smells really good. Spices are sold by bulk. You cannot miss the Moroccan style architecture mixed with the white and blue colors reflecting the color of the sky and sea. Once in awhile you can see the influence of the Grecian domed ceiling.
As you already know, I love doors. Tunisians are very particular about their doors. First of all it’s ornate. Beautifully decorated doors with bright colors. ...
Pulling into Tunis
We pull into the Gare de Tunis or Tunis Central Station just before 11:00 am. Disembarking from the air conditioned carriages we can feel the heat on the platform - it's going to be hot walking around today. The concourse is crowded - a mix of tourists, commuters and long distance travellers - since it serves as one of the main hubs for the country's railway system.
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