Hotel Sidi Driss

Matama Ancienne, Matmata, 6070, Tunisia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Matmata

Underground home - troglodyte home

A travel blog entry by kennethj on Dec 31, 2012

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De 200km fra Tozeur over Sahari-safari-byen Douz til underground cave Matmata går igennem saltsøen Chott el- Jerid - endeløs fatamogana. Farvel til panoramaudsigter over bjerglandskaber med palmelunde og velkommen til et ugæstfrit landskab klods op ad Sahara - den store Sahara.

Da jeg ankom, blev jeg mødt af adskillige unge på deres …

THE FERRY FOR ATMOSPHERE, NOT EFFICIENCY

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels on Mar 23, 2014

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... blue cacti' along the road: cacti catching blue bags with their thorns.

Only two wanted to go to the Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions so it was bagged. We drove to the Ghriba synagogue, protected by a security scan and police with automatic weapons, arriving just after 1000. It was the market day in the Jewish sector.

The first Jewish presence dated from 586 BC. The local population says when the last Jew leaves the island the key to the synagogue ...

El Djem

A travel blog entry by noyelles on Apr 24, 2013

1 comment, 5 photos

Wednesday 24th April

Set out at 7.00am. First stop was the market in Gabes where we bought some Frankincense rocks apparently with different perfumes & some saffron. The markets tend to be somewhat similar to each other which is a bit frustrating. From here we travelled via Sfax, the 2nd largest city in Tunisia to see the Roman amphitheatre of ...

Berber houses

A travel blog entry by noyelles on Apr 21, 2013

1 comment, 3 photos

... Descending we visited the Ksar of Medinine, an unusual medieval storage complex consisting of small barrel vaulted rooms with crazy crude staircases where people stored grain and produce effect is like an oversize wasp nest with openings at various levels. We are staying in Zarsis for the next 2 nights in a quite extraordinary hotel set in lovely grounds by the sea but the weather has turned on us & is very grey & ...

Troglodyte Tales

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 03, 2012

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... For a modest gratuity they pose for photos and let us look at their bedrooms and kitchen.

From a cave house we drive to a cave hotel for lunch.


Hôtel Sidi Driss
Built in a time long ago…in a place far away!

Well, Matmata actually, the Hôtel Sidi Driss is a traditional Berber troglodyte dwelling which is believed to be a couple of centuries old. It was used in 1976 as the location for Luke ...

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