Travel Blogs from Gammarth
Not the best sleep. The room was rather cool but the blanket was warm enough. Something was intermittently bashing some distance away, like shutters being blasted shut by the wind every once in awhile.
Up for a shower and down to Cora's room for her wake up call. She actually opened the door and looked like death warmed over. Computer down to reception for some wifi and surfing; not much news of note save for the cross your fingers' stuff about the rain ...
... 2- About pirates: we didn't encounter any. The razor wire was removed when we were in Sharm El Sheikh and the security patrol left at the entrance to the Suez Canal. I forgot to mention that we were in blackout conditions while in the pirate zone, with all exterior lights turned off and all curtains closed. Even the small windows in the doors to the outside deck were covered over. The happy result of this was the star-gazing was fantastic! ...
... 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 ...
Visited the main museum in Tunis 2 days ago...supposedly one of the absolutely, must see/do things in Tunis. The Bardo Museum as it's called, had extensive renos going on and well over half the place was closed. True there are some incredible Roman mosaics but I've come to ...
... However, I wanted to see a bit of Tunis and this was a really good way of doing it, so I didn't hurry to the museum. Although I wasn't on it at the time, i think some of the trams are Bombardiers, and it's a relatively safe way of seeing the city. However, there are no maps on board and the ones at the big station were just in arabic. When I realized it was a lost cause, I flagged down a cab and paid 2 dinar to delivered to the door. The traffic ...
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 68, Gammarth | Hotelfrom $148
BP 36 , Gammarth | 5 star hotelfrom $84