Hotel Le Pacha
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... being raided by numerous pitifully thin stray cats. We are devoted animal lovers and we were deeply saddened to see the plight of these poor animals trying to eke out a life in this extremely wealthy resort town.
It was a strange feeling that we had throughout our travels in Tunisia. Whilst the country looked happy and relatively prosperous, it seemed if you scratched the surface and looked a little closer, you may find a totally ...
... guide takes her aside for some attire lessons. I would love to be in shorts in this weather but 'when in Rome' wins out, all the more so for a woman.
Can't find the stupid trip form so will fill out whatever info the guide wants. The meeting is at 0830, starting in the lobby and transferring somewhere in the hotel. Let's see what these Brits are like.
Noubi started by rambling; not a good omen. He told he was studied English and was thereby allowed a ...
... for merchants.
A day in the medina also revealed more begging by children than in all of Algeria. My favourite was a boy playing football/soccer and then coming up to me with an apparent sore arm, requesting five dinars. Ignored, he returned to the pitch.
We eventually found ourselves away from the commercial hassle and into the real medina. Most striking were [in no particular order] the number of well fed cats, the shades of blue trim and the ...
... stone bodies wore turbans for crowns. There were busts of other emperors, including Vitellius (69 A.D. to 69 A.D.) who had a fat and bald face.
- - And there were statues of mythological figures:
- - A strong, curly-bearded god - Jupiter? The Egyptian Goddess of Mysteries, Isis, with pigtail hair and a pretty face. A chaste Venus, Goddess of Love, covering her lower body with a sheet - her face innocent and scared. A ...
... for spell before walking back down the enormous steps that I had taken to the top, crossed the Forum (the area that was once an open air public market) and headed towards the Temple of Juno-Caelestis (Temple of the Moon), which was much, much smaller than the Capitole, but still in pretty good shape.
As we walked down a lengthy path to the the temple, it was apparent that there were virtually no tourists at the site. (Quite frankly, the same had been true for the sites ...