Travel Blogs from Gammarth
... reception with information charts and wonderful reconstructed displays of the ancient mosaic works. A very useful and well presented information booklet "Oudhina 'Uthina' - The Archeological Park", prepared by the Agency for Heritage Development and Cultural Promotion, is for sale for 3.500 DT or less than US$2.00.
Situated on the northern edge of the old city the amphitheatre occupied a commanding location which ...
... situation some years ago when I was on board a small commercial aircraft flight whose engine caught on fire in mid flight just inland of the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia resulting in an emergency landing at Sydney Airport. I remember praying that the outcome would be as good.
I was also aware that in 2005, a Tunitair flight, flying from Italy to Tunisia had crashed into the Mediterranean just north of Palermo because it had run out of fuel. ...
... from the inside but you can’t look in. The homes we visited are airy and it overlooks the Mediterranean sea. You can’t really take pictures, so I only have the romantic photos of the bathroom. The second home is actually a store. It’s 200 hundred years old. The rugs and the ceramic work are spectacular.
We ended our day in Tunis with a camel ride. It was the most eventful 5 minutes of my life. The camel was big and awkward. The camel driver was ...
... was completed 15 years later under the reign of emperor Antoninus in 165 AD. The baths were three storeys high and surmounted by numerous cupolas. Today, all that remains of this magnificent building are a few clusters of ruins, mainly of the lower level, which would have been occupied by the attendants and services. However these foundations provide an idea of the scale and grandeur of ...
... the con man (heh) pulled to the curb and left us in the middle of nowhere. We promply caught another, more principled cab.
Now for the definite pros, there were three experiences that really made a great impression on me. For starters, the sunrise in Tunis is indescribably beautiful. Hopefully someday I'll become a good enough writer to do it justice. It's not so much spectacular as subtle and, one could say, rallying to the soul; fresh and ...
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 de 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 $178