Hotel Venus

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A BAD START FOR NOUBI

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

8

... England. This life story stuff was not needed at a first meeting. Tomorrow's stop at Kairouan also bills itself as the fourth holiest city of Islam [Harar, Ethiopia makes a similar claim and I think at least one other place].

Not sure why he was detailing the entire trip because he will repeat most of it later. Getting to the basics and the schedule for today would have demonstrated more command of the situation. He did suggest Dougga would be the trip ...

A TRAIN TRIP TO SOUSSE

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

7

... banks won't take euro coins. I did a transaction with him for twelve dinars which we figured was in the ballpark. Tony thought the coins might have been counterfeit. I'll find out one day!

We continued our meanderings, seeking the more residential areas where we could. Tony found a couple more [sewing] thimbles. We ran into kids who wanted their picture taken. I would oblige, show them the picture and ignore any possible 'donation' request.

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Roman Underground

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92

11

... back to the second millennium BC. In the 4th century BC the area was controlled by the Carthaginians (the Phoenicians) when they advanced into the west central interior of what is now Tunisia. After the Carthaginians second war with the Romans (in the 3rd century BC) the town was put back under Numidian control. The town was taken over by the Romans in 46 BC following the Roman civil war between Pompeii and Caesar. Thugga became part of the Roman province of Africa and ...

Medina and Bardo

A travel blog entry by tofor85

39

... no for an answer apparently. He spoke about 4% English, but with a random word here and there, and aid from English labels on the museum pieces, I was able to mostly interpret what we were looking at. So our tour took around 45 minutes as we toured mostly mosaics. Overall, they were quite impressive, intricate and detailed, dating back as much as 2000 years. As we set to leave our guide asked a tip. I gave him a couple random coins. He requested more. He didn't get it. ...

Day 11

A travel blog entry by tbacino

1

... pottery, and cloth. We spent our night in a nearby citizens house. The decorations were all towards the king, Sundiata. We asked the owners abut their history and how the civilization was. We were informed that they believe in religious freedom and they are Islam, like ...

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This hotel, located in Tunis, is near Medina of Tunis, George Sebastian Villa, Kasbah of Hammamet, and Pupput Roman Site.
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