Hotel Sidi Bou Fares
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... ironwork combined with pink bougainvillea, make it look more like a painting.
Perhaps that’s why it was so attractive to European artists and writers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Gide described staying there as "bathing in a fluid, mother-of-pearl sedative". During his visit in 1914 Klee, whose work had normally been confined ...
... here are absolutely AMAZING and everyone should go to this country at some
point in their life. :)
Here is a short list of some of the major events I did with my fellow students. I will do separate blog entries for each day, but that may take a while. So here is a bit of an overview.
- visited the US embassy in Tunis and meet with several State Department ...
... shot to death by the police, there were barriers and barbed wires everywhere on the streets, some of the squares are protected by tanks and the army so Tunis is not dangerous to travel at all even at night.
We dropped our luggage in the youth hostel in the Medina which only cost us 8 dinar per night (4 Euros) in a room of 6 then we went to take the TGM and travelled to Sidi Bou Said, It is an area with beautiful white houses with light blue doors and ...
... and sea and sustained the siege for 3 years. Carthage was starved into submission, the population shrinking from 250,000 to 50,000. Those that were left were sold into slavery. The Romans torched the city, it burned for seventeen days. Then the ground was cleared, ploughed, salted, and a curse ensured that neither houses nor crops would ever rise here again.
This obsessive termination of Carthage made ...
... trying to find signal for the satellite phone, and the rest of us more preoccupied with photographing the Mediterranean sunset than with drinking. Eventually we all manned up and started dishing out the fines.
Rob was fined for his driving stint on the Alps and being ginger. Dave was fined for his disappearing act at the Vatican, Chezzy for trying to eat his body weight at every opportunity and being embarrassingly whipped. Spoon was fined for trying to ...