Hotel Les Quatre Saisons
Travel Blogs from Djerba
... the medical wisdom of the Arabs? I didn't want to hold a steaming glass of coffee to my eye, that sounded painful!
-----But, anything was better than paying for a taxi.
-----I allowed gray-skinned Haikl, Semia's brother, to become my doctor for the evening. To my surprise, he didn't try to burn my cut closed with a hot cup of coffee. He simply placed dry coffee grains onto my cut. After a few minutes and a bit more coffee, the bleeding was stopped. And I ...
... whom the locals ignored. Paying the bill, I saw what I got was cheaper than what I ate so decided just to pay for that and a beer 25 TD.
Back at the hotel c 2245. Took the computer to reception. The wifi was operational but not functional. The locals use the reception area to convivialize rather than staying in their rooms, bearing in mind they do not drink. Frustrated, I gave up after 2330, bagging out before midnight.
... The population is 150,000. It is the seat of one of the twenty four governerates in the country.
Omar had bought a fez. Suddenly it appeared...complete with my pins!
Sheep rule the animal population in the area though some cattle were seen closer to our destination.
Sometimes it's hard to hear what Noubi is saying. At one point some thought he said 'virgin' when others heard 'version'. Helen of Troy heard 'charms' rather than 'arms' re ...
... to the seating areas. There were also two large arched passageways leading from the arena to the area where the lions were kept. In addition, there are two tiny stairwells that led to underground rooms where the gladiators and the wretched individuals who would be thrust into the arena were kept awaiting their fate.
After about an hour of driving we made the turnoff to El-Jem, and drove down the tiny narrow road in the dusty town. As we came around a bend in the road, I could ...
... What a generous guy. (He is the sweetest man!) I had mentioned the previous day my fondness for pomegranates and how happy I was that I was visiting during the harvest. I had also mentioned at lunch on Saturday how much I enjoyed the harissa. (And as I said harissa is the spicy red sauce that Tunisians serve on a plate surrounded with olive oil, topped with tuna and a basket of French bread. YUMMY!)
I thanked Hatem profusely. These folks do not have a lot of money so to ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking