Travel Blogs from Gammarth
... enough special treatment on the tour, including a room change here. After awhile, it begins to be an irritant.
The Algerian group was too old and this one is a bit too independent--individualists--to come together very much. John was by far the best of the lot. A final bit of wifi and off a bit early with bright sunshine. The SS Helen has the most grotesque cackle. Great, got the Fashion Police as a seatmate.
By the time we got to the site ...
... 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 about a decade. What made it even more complicated was not having any sense what the difference between a Croat and a Kosovar or where all these places even were. I guess I knew Croatia was on the Adriatic because I knew Dubrovnik is on the Adriatic and Dubrovnik is part of Croatia. But I would have had no idea Zagreb was its capital and damn sure wouldn't have been able to find it on a map.
I figured out the geography pretty well by ...
It was surprising to me the number of times we were able to remark today - hey I saw that in the guidebook. Now some may say that that is because I bought just about every book on Tunisia ever printed (because each one had something slightly different that I wanted to know) and that is was therefor inevitable that I would notice things from the book. Regardless, it happened a few times today. What often followed ...
... go down this route though.
Up at 6, then picked up at 7am, drive to Tunis medina took 2 hours ish, walked around medina for an hour and a half. Took longer than I thought as tiny streets rather busy. Not really any different to what we saw in Sousse etc, but more interesting as busy. Drinks were more epxensive here than elsewhere in Tunisia.
Then to ...
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