Hotel de Russie
Photos of Hotel de Russie
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel de Russie Tunis
Travel Blogs from Tunis
... which is usually at 9pm though one night was 9.30! By the time dinner is over it is usually 11 so there is time for a nightcap while listening to the instrumental trio or the solo pianist then it is bed time. The weather continues to be beautiful with little wind calm seas and mild temperatures. Tonight we sail for Mallorca and expect to there about mid-day. So from sunny Tunisia it is goodbye from ...
... information. It was also his first visit to the site.
The amphitheatre held 10,000 people. It was not of El Jem scope and good chunks of it have been reconstructed. A pre-work photograph attested to same. We were able to get beneath the main floor and atop, the latter providing good views. S&S continued to get in Tony's photo ops, Eyesore/Test Pattern getting honourary mention [or should that be scorn?].
We took the bus to the Capitol--only Omar really needed ...
... not tucked in and short sleeves on.
Back to our hotel. Tony and I both got Tunis maps 3 TD. A South Korean had got his cell phone stolen. Did he really think the thief would return it for 100 euros, risking a possible set up. I helped what I could with my fractured French.
Off to the Place Barcelone for the train station. Think we got slightly overcharged [or I flubbed the coins] 10.5 TD but roughly $7.00 for a 2H train trip is good value. We ...
... visited the previous day in Tunis – although the Bardo Museum was the exception.) The only folks wandering the site were a group of Tunisians who appeared to be having a rocking good time banging a drum and singing. We passed this group on the way to the temple and saw 5 people who appeared to be a Tunisian family and that was it. It was great to have the site virtually to myself, but it was sad to see such a magnificent site go unappreciated.
After a visit to ...
... travel from Slovenia into Italy you'd think Italy was a thrid world nation. About the worst you'll hear about the Slovenes from the rest of the crowd is that "they all think they're Germans." In case you didn't get all that I put it down in a cheat sheet and here's how I think it all works out:
Macedonians: Hate - 1. Greeks/Bulgarians (tie) Like - Serbians
Kosovars: Hate - 1. Serbians 2. Montenegrins Like - Albanians
Serbians: Hate - ...