Novotel Constantine

Square Hadj Ali, Constantine, 25000, Algeria | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Constantine

A VERY COLD DAY OF TOURING

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

5

... rare opportunity for normal tourist souvenirs. We were off at 1650, an hour's drive ahead. Erwin thought it better to eat in tonight. Tobacco Man asked me the name of the site we had just been at. Sometimes Shoki makes borderline blind passes.

I wonder if Erwin knows he's wearing almost baby blue pants. Is this normal for a Dutchman, Arjan? Some serious yawning being done by yours truly. Our final police transfer was before 1730. A ...

AN IMPRESSIVE MOSQUE

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

6

... of 90C. It was misty and there was a mild sulphur smell.

Back down, had an espresso 20 AD which certainly needed some sugar. I think we are an attraction to the locals as few tourists come here. Most French tourists apparently head for the Sahara Desert part of the country.

Nigel was flubbering as we were leaving, trying to orchestrate where bags should be placed. Ken and Alison were chuckling at the antics of their countryman.

Our next stop would ...

BACK TO ROMAN TIMES

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

1
7

... signs of road construction though no actual work. Often some of the road signs are just in Arabic. Much of the building work is monolithic and lacking in any architectural style. I am feeling dozy again. A few [out of town] cemeteries were spotted.

Stopped at the Roman site of Khemissa [chem-e-sa]at 1515. The weather was by and large better with little rain and wind. There were five or six police with us at the site as there is a military installation on the ...

WHAT'S WITH THE WEATHER IN ANNABA?

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

5

... country. The town was not of Roman origin, the streets not having a grid pattern. The rain returned and thankfully I had packed my Maid of the Mist raincoast in the daypack. We walked as far as the waterlogged forum area. A respite in the rain allowed pix of the Basilica of St Augustine above.

We then visited the basilica, scurrying inside to stay dry. It is a melange of architectural styles, meant to reflect a meeting of religious minds. A ...

8th Algerian blog

A travel blog entry by graves35

2
9

... The Pompei of Africa." We're headed for the Sahara tomorrow and away from Roman influences. Seeing all these ruins is interesting when you're walking these vast complexes, but it's hard to capture it in a few photos. Having said that, here are a few ...

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