Karthago Le Palace
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... outskirts of Tunis in under a hour and sail along a newly paved highway. It isn't long before I see the conditions of homes start to change, women's apparel becoming more conservative and we start getting funny looks as we get passed on the streets. This was what I had been waiting for and anticipating when we arrived...! We are 30kms into our day: A car pulls over and stops on the side of the road a few 100m in front of us A tall stranger jumps ...
... had sent him an email before we left the port in Rome but we hadn't heard back from him yet..."Play it cool" Kory says to me, so we do. The customs agent asks us a few questions, glances at our passports stamps them and sends us on our way. Once through the kiosk we send our bikes and bags through an X-ray machine, passports are checked again, we walk another 20ft to sliding doors, "passports please", officer checks for stamps. We walk another 4ft, police officer "passports ...
... with six large Corinthian columns and two large flights of stairs.
Underground cisterns in the city were filled by long aquaducts which brought in drinking water from springs in the surrounding hills. The old cisterns can be seen today, lined with ancient bricks.
Not far from the Capitol we stumbled across large sheets of mosaic works in the shapes of Soloman's knots. They were ...
... had happened as we were. And of course, they would have to be non-committal. After an hour or so, the crew boarded the plane and we taxied back down the runway, this time making a successful take off. To our relief, our flight to Tunisia was non-eventful and we landed at Carthage Airport with no more problems - that we knew of.
We didn't ever find out why our aircraft had aborted the flight. Apparently, a so-called "rejected" take-off is usually due to ...
... the foot of the Byrsa Hill made it easier channel water to the baths. This made it easier to channel water to the baths from the Bordj Djedid cisterns fed by the Zaghouan aqueduct. Finally due to the proximity to the sea the baths required deeper foundations which meant that instead of being located in the basement the hypocaust had to be located on the ground floor with the baths above.