Golden Tulip El Mechtel
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... and yachts, hotels and numerous waterside cafes, as well as lively street music add to the great ambiance and charm of the old port town.
It was great fun to wander around Bizerte absorbing the atmosphere of a totally unfamiliar environment. It was not overly busy and the local people were friendly and helpful. "Le Phenicien", a large replica of an old sea going vessel which was converted into a restaurant, proved to be a life saver. ...
... at trip's end we have been switched unannounced to a Tunis hotel rather than a resort in Sidi Bin Said.
There is only one group safety deposit box. There's enough nattering about passports, cell/mobile phones, valuables, etc. New Mexico Mike had the right approach: if you don't mind losing it, wear it re items. The visages of some of these old bags alone will assure they will not be attacked.
Near a mosque the better crafts can usually be found ie ...
... the story Tony said about Mr Caricature always interrupting him until Tony firmly told him once if he could please finish his story.
The owner asked if we wanted tea. We said yes and off he went to get some. Tony forgot he doesn't use sugar so I wound up drinking the mint tea. Tony mentioned he found some of the English loud, something causing me to chuckle as he has a booming voice when he speaks.
Our wanderings continued, mostly in the ...
... related to power: for example, money. Maybe the Romans, with their many gods, were a colorful people - like Southeast Asians, Tibetans, traditional Africans? Maybe Roman women were independent and confident, like their goddesses?
- - More than anything, the Bardo Museum exhibited mosaics. They'd been gathered from Roman sites all over Tunisia. They were large pictures made up of tiny square stones - some white, some light yellow, some ...
... of the Moon, we wandered back down the path where we saw the slave market, and the public toilets (common folks did their daily business at these locations and made it a social occasion – seriously), remnants of some Roman baths, and numerous noble houses with visible signs of mosaics on the floors, before visiting another grand building: the Lyciuian Roman baths, complete with hot and gold areas and a gymnasium. Now these baths were nice, and included a cold room, ...