Travel Blogs from Houmt Souk
... footsie, offering her his--actually a--banana. John and I continued to discuss travel; a safari does not turn his crank.
Omar, Tony, Hugh and the Eyesore are doing today's option [30 TD]. Tony was out there with his money, ready to pay. Told John Omar had nicknamed Maggie May 'the Eyesore'. He chuckled but said that was cruel, the difference with North American humour. More people will do the jeep option later. Have to organize a 'party jeep'.
Got to the ...
... herds of camels roaming the Sahara we ran into more herds than I could count. In fact, the herds of camels were as numerous as the endless flies that swarmed all around me in the car, out of the car and at all points in between. (I had forgotten how annoying and how many flies were in the desert. They were relentless.)
Now something I learned during the drive: the camels are branded like cattle and every camel is actually owned by someone. In other words, there are no herds ...
Tuesday 23rd April
This morning we visited the island of Djerba linked to the mainland by a 7k causeway across a shallow stretch of sea. The island is very low (15m max) & has many scattered houses between what were the oldest olive trees we have ever seen as with most Tunisian dwellings most under construction or semi derelict. The women here where quite distinctive clothes in the form of white tunic dress ...
... 25 euro per person
Flamingo island trip: 19 euro
Excursions to the desert: from 1 to 8 days it depends on your holidays and choice
Camels and Horses ride
And many other activities to discoevr on our website: www.djerbatourisme.com.
We make friends not customers <3 <3 <3
... Corrie has been running a little hot in the North African heat. This has caused much stress at home, and we are currently trying to send a new fan to Egypt. The situation has caused less stress in the car, as we feel the same heat Corrie does, and feel its pain. The crew has been keeping an eye on it, and all photos taken with the bonnet open are only precautionary stops, and not forced stops to let Corrie ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility