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Easter Monday and sporting a fine chocolate egg courtesy of P&O we arrive in LaGoulette Tunisia which has been slotted into our itinerary due to the unrest within Egypt. Having spent two days in Israel and traveling within close proximity of the Gaza Strip and also the border of Syria with a leaflet warning us of possible unrest and phone numbers of embassies, another warning upon entering Athens of ...
... affected the site's picture, some compensated by having to move closer.
The city was originally known as Thugga, its Phoenician name. The local Numidian king at the time of Caesar's war with Pompey chose the wrong side, the city being incorporated as a Roman city. This adoption accounts for several factors like a lack of straight roads, a small forum, a hillside location, etc. The Romans called it Dougga. It is Tunisia's latest WHS, Roddy.
... which are similar to other imperial thermae in Rome.
The baths, like other imperial thermae were built along a central axis line with two symetrical halves. The arrangement of bath chambers is also typical with circular caldarium (hot room) flanked by smaller saunas leading onto a small tepidarium (warm room). From here bathers would access the large frigidarium (cold room) at the ...
... for it was a French colony at one point. Some parts of the country are relatively modern, but many parts are very rural and barren.
Anyways, right from the airport we went to the US embassy and listened to several government officials speak to us about the political change and the recent revolution in the country. One of the people who spoke to us was a student who works for the embassy. He talked to us about the revolution from ...
... the night to were actually really good covers of everything from The Doors to Motorhead and Judas Priest to Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis. Their band is called "Back Door" in homage to The Doors. I told them if they ever come to tour the states they might want to consider changing their name otherwise they might end up getting booked at some venues that lean a little more heavily to the techno side of things, if you know what I'm saying.
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Other places to stay in Gammarth
Les Cotes De Carthage , Gammarth | 5 star hotelfrom $97
La Marsa, Gammarth | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Passable, idéal juste pour dormir
- Where form triumphs over function
- ¿5 Estrellas?
Zone Touristique les Cotes d Carthage, Gammarth | 3 star hotelfrom $47
La Marsa - BP 36, Gammarth | 5 star hotelfrom $111
Les Cotes de Carthage, Gammarth | 3 star hotelfrom $56
Complex Cape Gammarth, BP 86, Gammarth | Hotelfrom $148
BP 36 , Gammarth | 5 star hotelfrom $178