Hotel Les Quatre Saisons
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... Ali, but he promised to fulfill our needs through the whole way, so we have another stop left. I regret telling him that we're planning to go to another stop, actually. The Great Mosque of Kairouan is one of those....great mosques that we've seen along the way though. It makes Kairouan seem more like a metropolis that fostered a more cosmopolitan feel. Beautiful pre-historic Islam artistry is displayed as well as different textures of what looks like marble and ...
... to learn. Under the current ruler, people said he was envolved with the education and arts in empire for he encouraged it.There are schools here, prestigious schools where only the rich and intelligent men attend. Notice how i said men. During Islamic era, it was usually frowned upon women to attend school and only wealthy women would be able to afford education but in private. It is such a culture clash between present day and women during the Umayyad empire for here women were 'seen ...
... courtyard surrounded by marble pillars supporting stone arches. The prophet's friend, Uqba ibn Nafi, rested near here.
-----We traveled from here to Kerouan's "Great Mosque". This smoothly polished building - made from rectangular stones in the 9th century - stretched for a city block. I was able to peak inside, to an open plaza surrounded by orange stone pillars and large enough for a thousand worshippers. I couldn't enter the mosque because it was ...
... was two separate water lines to the island, one for the locals and one for the tourists. Noubi gave us some island stats, including the fact there were three principal towns.
The present causeway is based on a Roman creation. It is some 4k long. The island is thought to be the Land of the Lotus Eaters, encountered by Odysseus on his return home from the Trojan War.
Stopped for a loo/java break. A local football/soccer game was on the tube. John is an LFC ...
... of pepper and sausage in a reddish sauce. Dessert was a finely presented fruit dish.
It was Jane's birthday so Noubi arranged a birthday cake. It had lots of pistachio nuts in it. I happily had a second piece.
Got back to the hotel area c 2200. Noubi and I provided protection services for Omar and Cora to use ATM machines. Decided I'd pound away on the journal until 2300 and call it a day. Lots of noise outside including some fireworks for the country's birthday.