Golden Tulip El Mechtel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... exchanged stories about our day. We reminisced about what a fabulous day we had. Unfortunately Vivian and Rensia shared the costs of a taxi with another couple. The taxi driver left them in Medina, they got lost and were led by strangers further into the narrow alleys. Vivian said he felt unsafe and was worried about what might happen to them. They managed to find a woman who assisted them to the main road. Their whole day was spent walking the maze ...
... and put it on the roof of his car. He spoke decent English.
It was quite warm. Ezz stopped to gas up, getting us small bottles of water. Unleaded gas is 1.57 TD a litre which is less than $1.10 Cdn. Last I recall back home it was the low $1.30's.
It's about 116k to Kerkuane. The travel through small towns and the ubiquitous speed bumps made for a trip of some 2H 15M. There are electric trains, Guru, way out into the presumed suburbs of Tunis. Rte 26 ...
... I could at least admire the minaret from afar.
We soon left the residential area and entered the commercial district or the souks. These souks had a very distinct pattern with cheap imported clothing in one area (not part of the traditional souks), Tunisian hat makers (the little red box hats are known as shishias), an essential oils area (I bought some), a silver market, a gold market and a traditional clothing market. The souks were surprisingly small for ...
... Said, it was formerly called Jabal El-Manar. In the 12th century Sidi Bou Said established a sanctuary. Through the years Turkish governors and wealthy citizens built their homes establishing a city. In the 1920‘s, Rodolphe d’Erlanger applied the blue and white theme all over town. Now, the city is more like an artists colony. It is located on top of a steep cliff which overlooks the Mediterranean sea. The view is spectacular. There are red bougainvillea draped ...
... made for very badly behaved domestic tourists in Korea) and a concern for the future of Nepal, we were consistently left wanting more.
Then I talked DH into a Tunisian look-see!!
We knew we were heading for trouble when the connecting flight from Dubai to Tunis was one of the worst we had ever experienced. It seemed to be an airlift of migrant workers from Tunisia returning home with copious amounts of booty. In North America a ...