Le Diar el Barbar

Matmata, 6070, Tunisia | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Matmata

El Djem

A travel blog entry by noyelles


... in the Empire. We then visited the Archaeological Museum which held some of the most magnificent detailed mosaics taken from the floors of local villas. These were beautifully executed & attest to the competence of their artists & craftsmen. The road is the main route between Tunis & Libya & is full of trucks taking foodstuffs, building materials & ...

Berber houses

A travel blog entry by noyelles


Sunday 21st April

A slack start today on our way to Matmata where we saw the troglodyte houses which are underground & are set into the side of the hills, as the winter & summer climates are quite extreme. The house we visited had 4 rooms with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen & a storeroom together with an underground cistern which collected rain water from the ground above the rooms. Many of the houses ...

Movings good

A travel blog entry by nacrobat


... dwellings of Matmata and the city of Tataouine, both which figure prominently in Star Wars' lore as Luke's desert home...also will check out ksour, the ancient structures that best typifies Berber architecture and a few other cool things in the area. Home base for now is Gabes, nothing too exciting here except for what I hope will be the amazing palmerie which I`ll go visit tomorrow.


Leaving Libya

A travel blog entry by grahamandsarah


... day ('You can get water at 500 knots’), and you went to the town square to count the knots in the rope to find out what ‘time’ it was and to work out when your turn had come! All very clever and much more fun than having a normal watch!

The next stop, much to our pleasure, was on the coast. Two nights camping on the beach with a side trip to Sabratha was just what we wanted to do. Sabratha is another Roman site – this one with ...

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away

A travel blog entry by choy


... they were more comfortable with it.

But most important with the island, was the camp site we set up. Right on the beach, next to a palm tree. First thing the second day, we jumped into the Mediterranian. Being a bit before the proper season, the beaches were barely populated and mostly quiet on the streets. Last thing before falling asleep, I heard the sea and the first thing before coming awake, I heard the sea.

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