Occidental Resort

Tunis, Tunisia | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Tunis, is near Medina of Tunis, George Sebastian Villa, Kasbah of Hammamet, and Pupput Roman Site.
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Travel Blogs from Tunis


A travel blog entry by tezzatravels on Mar 28, 2014

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... project dates from Hadrianic times. Its chief function was to supply water for the sprawling Antonine Baths that we visited. Passed on the 'number question' to Cora; she laughed.

The Temple des Eaux is semi-circular. It has twenty-four arches, twelve of which had niches for the months of the Roman calendar. We would visit existing sections of it later.

The place has a bit of a carnival atmosphere. There were popcorn and candy floss vendors. The latter ...


A travel blog entry by tezzatravels on Mar 17, 2014

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... on the terrace for a bit. Checked out the news and email. Downloaded the pix and sent the best of the five kids to the oldest boy. Pounded on the keys until after 1930, having to consider dinner soon.

Caught some BBC News and finished off a Quote-acrostic. Decided to bag dinner out, having some nibblies instead. Readied things for the hotel transfer tomorrow. May walk over on new roads to see more of the city.

Called it a day around 2200.


Tunis Their Own

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca on Oct 13, 2013

1 comment, 22 photos

Arabia, but Lawrence wasn't here, Tunisia is the smallest country in North Africa, squeezed between Algeria and Libya, but it still has 800 miles of Mediterranean coastline, The South is Saharan desert, but the north has a lot of rich arable lands. However, it doesn't have oil, and that shows. As a result of its two dictators following its independence from France in 1956, it is very moderate in its Islam, and its 2011 revolution overthrowing Zine ...

Falling for Tunis

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92 on Oct 05, 2013

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... under the Romans, Carthage had 300,000 residents, 3 forums, a 70,000 seat Circus, enormous Roman baths on the Mediterranean, and hundreds of beautifully villas. After Rome fell, the Byzantines took over the city for a while, but when the Arabs conquered the city, the Arabs moved the capital to Tunis and Carthage fell into ruins. Today, many of the original Carthage sites are all but gone. However, there are still remnants of what was a great and very historical city.

Sousse to Tunis

A travel blog entry by noyelles on Apr 27, 2013

1 comment, 13 photos

Left Sousse early on the way back to Tunis travelling into a fertile peninsula south of Tunis which receives the highest rainfall in the country, first to Hammamet which has a fine Casbah & Medina with a fort defending the point. On the beach small fishing boats were drawn up & the town seemed very pleasant. Moving on we drove north to Kelibia, the main fishing port ...

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