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... and pointed toward a rather handsome looking building which looked more like an old cathedral rather than a museum. And it even we knew it was not the ancient city ruins of Carthage. Ahmed pointed toward the building and when we asked if it was the Bardo Museum, or if it was nearby, he simply answered "Yes, yes".
We dutifully paid a reasonable sum of money to a bored looking man at an Arabic signed desk outside the building and asked him ...
... and I had missed two days ago. The office of the prime minister was another user of barbed wire, the nearby Mosque of the Kasbah bereft of this added adornment.
Noubi pointed out the similarity between the Tunisian and Turkish flags. That of the latter has the star outside the crescent [not the only difference actually].
After we left Government Square, an Aussie sounder chap--tonight known to be Robert--carped why we did not cross into the square. ...
... getting to Kerkuane. I think it is going to have to be private transportation or a more expensive tour.
Uneventful walk from Place Barcelone to my hotel. Said adieu to Tony before 2100. Had way too many of the carmelized nuts bought today, sufficing for a repast as I edged into the day's journal. Have still kept c 120 pictures from today but that will get trimmed in due course.
Figured I try to finalize the blog tomorrow morning so crashed out by 2300.
... Roman writing: VICTORIVS PACI VI - XITANNIS XXVRO - XIIIK ALENDAS MAIAS. Narcissus rode a horse. Lobsters. Shrimp. Mallard ducks. A flamingo caught an eel. Two lions with crazy eyes and hair stood under a parasol pine, shaped like a mushroom.
- - "ex ungue leonem" (by its claw, a lion is recognized)
- - And finally, there was a mosaic of a donkey.
- - Who was that man with the donkey? It could only be ...
... the Modern ...
... wall. Our American doors usually open to an open space such a living room or in the newer homes dining area or receiving area. Their door opens to a wall to give the family privacy.
We traveled to the city of Sidi Bou Said, it was formerly called Jabal El-Manar. In the 12th century Sidi Bou Said established a sanctuary. Through the years Turkish governors and wealthy citizens built their homes establishing a city. In the 1920‘s, Rodolphe d’Erlanger ...