Mahdia Palace Thalasso
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- Tennis Court
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
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Arrived yesterday and we have been enjoying the hospitality with our friends. We have also met a few others who live here. It has been great catching up and filling in the gaps because it's been about a year and a half since we seen each other. Today we went to ...
Race Destination #2
Country Visited: Tunisia
Country Shape Classification: Perforated
Country Development Classification: Underdeveloped
Specific Places Within Country Visited: Camel Riding From Mahdia through the Saharan Desert
Country Capital City: Tunis
Capital City Population: 651,183
Country Government Type: Unitary State, Semi-Presidential System, ...
... Josh and Grace headed into the Medina to do some shopping and buy refreshments.
The ribat, whilst built as a fortification, also became a religious centre and was for some time a place of pilgrimage.
It was erected in 796 AD and has been enlarged several times making it probably one of the largest surviving ribats in North Africa. It was enlarged on the north side ...
... There are other Roman sites - covered and preserved under sand - which have yet to be excavated.
Film facts - The amphitheatre was used for filming some of the scenes from the Monty Python film The Life of Brian as well as the film Gladiator.
We take the short walk from the car park, passing a few stalls with tourist souvenirs and local crafts, as well as some shops further along the road. The stalls seem to have changed very little since the ...
... It slopes towards a central drain which collects rainwater in an underground cistern. A colonade surrounds the courtyard and offers some protection from the sun.
After taking a few photographs we walk to the nearby Ribat.
Constructed in 821 AD the Ribat was one of a series of fortified monasteries which were built along the North African coast by the Aghlabids against the Christians marauders from nearby ...