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... advantage of not actually having to enter Tunisia, i.e. It was outside passport control. We enjoyed the experience as the photos will attest and for the price of a couple of coffees we were also able to get wifi and catch up on the mail. The locals were very friendly and not at all pushy so we enjoyed the experience and the peace and quiet. As you can imagine being on a ship full of ...
... nor available menu. All got sorted. Had a pizza and espresso 8 TD, a cat happy to have some of my cheese. She was yapping back on the bus that she and Fashion Police both did not get a complimentary bottle of water. Her and S&S should engage in a cheapness debate.
Needled Jane about shopping going out the window. John and the SS Helen were talking musical groups. I suggested to Jane that 'Johnny and the Cheeseburgers' were the favourite group of the SS Helen, Jane ...
... The toilet is squeezed in, my R leg up against a hose.
Had a shower and then quick brekkie. The range of options was fine: coffee, juice, croissant-like bread, yogurt and olives comprised same.
Off after 0730. It took a half hour at a good clip to reach the Hotel Le Pacha. Some of the cafes on Avenue Habib Bourguiba were open. The buildings on the left side up Avenue Mohamed V were nice whereas many of those on the right side were run down. The ...
... featured an eagle (allegedly the bird form of a Roman emperor) carrying a man in its tallons. The portico was supported by six mammoth columns each made out of a single piece of stone and topped by a fluted design.
The backside of the Capitole featured three niches that once housed a giant statute of the the Roman god Jupiter flanked by smaller statutes dedicated to the gods Juno and Minerva. No sign of the statutes now, however.
I wandered around ...
... seminary school and was on two floors. The first floor contained some stunning mosaics and statutes found in the ruins of Carthage, while the second floor contained, pottery, coins, and jewelery also found in the ruins. By this time I was pretty exhausted having spent a lot of time wandering around in the heat (32C and humidity) so with that we called it a day. Tomorrow was going to be spectacular. We were driving to Dougga and Bulla Regia to see the remains of two famous Roman cities. Yayyy.