Occidental Resort

Tunis, Tunisia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tunis

A BAD START FOR NOUBI

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

8

... he could go back for pix, (Wo)Man joining him. That meant two were happy and fourteen unhappy; not good thinking, Noubi. Anyone can leave at any time and do their own thing.

The Mosque of Ahmed Bey was under renovation as we passed near it. As Noubi motored on in front, we lost Omar. That necessitated backtracking, in vain. I said to Noubi it was not a great concern since he spoke not only French but also Arabic. It was ironic that Robert was complaining we ...

A NEW COUNTRY

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

4

... passed it and then I asked Tony if it was okay if I had a haircut. He became the photographer.

The barber was an older chap. He fussed about, haircuts for foreigners of any stripe probably few and far between [if at all]. Lots came off and I felt much better for it 200 AD. My book title is complete, even if in all likelihood not a Berber barber.

We meandered around. Food markets are always good. Must get some olives in Tunisia, dates too.
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Roman Underground

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92

11

... room, two rooms for cleaning the skin, two rooms that were the equivalent of a sauna and a gymansium (for the naked wrestling), but this Roman bath were nothing compared to the baths we had seen at Carthage the day before. However, the location of the gymnasium did offer a spectacular view of the valley below and olive groves below, including the Lybyco-Punic mausoleum that dates to the 3rd century BC.

We wandered back up the hill towards the exit through the remnants ...

A Weekend in Africa

A travel blog entry by tofor85

20

... keep our passport in exchange for a piece of paper/ authorisation to skip the customs queues, just walk through security me with my bag alongside Nat (and my passport, hypothetically allowing me free entry?) to go to an ATM inside the terminal, get money, and come back through the exit, past officials, custom officers and guards. OK then, here goes. It was baffling how little anyone cared. Want me to take my laptop out of the bag? No? Are ...

It doesn't seem like Africa.

A travel blog entry by bearethere

3

... brought water into the village there too, long before it was Tunisia.

A nice excursion and an interesting place. I think I'd need a beach setting or something with a bit more going on to warrant returning. I had thought for awhile about planning a family trip but considering the expense it may have been a bit of a stretch. I'm sure some of the other towns or maybe the interior would have other interesting spots.

Onto Naples ...

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This hotel, located in Tunis, is near Medina of Hammamet, Hammamet Beach, Medina of Tunis, and Kasbah of Hammamet.
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