Hotel Sidi Driss

Address: Matama Ancienne, Matmata, 6070, Tunisia | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Matama Ancienne, Matmata.
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    Travel Blogs from Matmata


    A travel blog entry by tezzatravels on Mar 23, 2014

    7 photos

    ... 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

    ... abandoned as people leave the Berber villages to work in the north or Tunis while some move to newer houses in the village. Once again we went to a site for a 'Star Wars' film which is a hotel, again underground where the rooms radiate around a central open atrium & here we had lunch. We climbed high into the mountains & at one stage looked down on the massive plain more than 500m below whilst shivering from a bitter ...

    Troglodyte Tales

    A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 03, 2012

    16 photos

    ... 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 ...

    Movings good

    A travel blog entry by nacrobat on Apr 16, 2011

    1 comment

    Ahhh...moving again and it feels good. As I sipped my espresseo at Facebook tea house in the Ville Nouvelle area (downtown basically) of Tunis I was contemplating why I had this feeling of elation at the thought of moving. I don't always feel this way. Sometimes, I'm quite content to stop moving and stay somewhere for a few days or more but I think moving does more for me. The actions involved are ...

    Traveler Photos Hotel Sidi Driss Matmata

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    8 - The Hotel Sidi Driss, home of Luke Skywalker
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    9 - Shannon looks down on the Hotel Sidi Driss
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