Travel Blogs from Gammarth
... affected the site's picture, some compensated by having to move closer.
The city was originally known as Thugga, its Phoenician name. The local Numidian king at the time of Caesar's war with Pompey chose the wrong side, the city being incorporated as a Roman city. This adoption accounts for several factors like a lack of straight roads, a small forum, a hillside location, etc. The Romans called it Dougga. It is Tunisia's latest WHS, Roddy.
... a double wall enclosed them, and there were gates by which merchant ships could pass from the first port to the city without traversing the dockyards. Such was the appearance of Carthage at that time." Appian, Punic Wars, Chapter XIV, Section 96.
Considered to be amongst the largest of Roman Africa, construction of the baths commenced under the reign of ...
... for it was a French colony at one point. Some parts of the country are relatively modern, but many parts are very rural and barren.
Anyways, right from the airport we went to the US embassy and listened to several government officials speak to us about the political change and the recent revolution in the country. One of the people who spoke to us was a student who works for the embassy. He talked to us about the revolution from ...
... the night to were actually really good covers of everything from The Doors to Motorhead and Judas Priest to Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis. Their band is called "Back Door" in homage to The Doors. I told them if they ever come to tour the states they might want to consider changing their name otherwise they might end up getting booked at some venues that lean a little more heavily to the techno side of things, if you know what I'm saying.
... sea. We went to a viewpoint and that was us done, with an hour to spare before we needed to leave for our flight. Looked at somewhere for a drink, but it was mega expensive, then I found a terrace in the centre which was cheaper than anywhere else we´d drunk at! dad and I holed up for an hour, while the Js went shopping.
And then time to go to airport, and flight home. ...
Other places to stay in Gammarth
Les Cotes De Carthage , Gammarth | 5 star hotelfrom $97
La Marsa, Gammarth | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Passable, idéal juste pour dormir
- Where form triumphs over function
- ¿5 Estrellas?
Zone Touristique les Cotes d Carthage, Gammarth | 3 star hotelfrom $47
La Marsa - BP 36, Gammarth | 5 star hotelfrom $111
Les Cotes de Carthage, Gammarth | 3 star hotelfrom $56
Complex Cape Gammarth, BP 86, Gammarth | Hotelfrom $148
BP 36 , Gammarth | 5 star hotelfrom $178