Travel Blogs from Borj Cedria
... asked me questions about youth hostels, where guys and girls who didn't know each other shared rooms. He said that, before he was married, he used to go to the beaches of Tunisia's city Souss, where the "bnayyat" (girls) wore little clothing.
Sometimes, I thought I was falling in love with this thirty-year-old daughter of Monsoor's. Maybe this was because she always wore a ...
... Bheema! Bheema!"
- - (Donkey! Donkey! Donkey!)
- - And the newest townsperson, me -
- - Maybe the craziest.
- - I wanted to buy a donkey. A female (bheema) was cheaper than a "bheem".
- - But, after waiting a week for the neighboring town's livestock market, I didn't go because it was too early. I hated waking up before sunset.
- - Quirky.
- - I liked the people of Sminja. Almost as much as I liked donkeys.
... to becoming scrambled again. Just a few additional questions that have come to my mind – and for which I don’t have an answer – how do the authorities / shippers know that what it says on the ‘paperwork’ is actually in the container? Is the declared weight correct? Who is responsible for the box on its journey? It will be handled by different organisations along its path, ...
... The Phoenicians established themselves as a sea-faring people early on, dominating much of the sea trade of the Mediterranean. It was an exceptional place of mixing, diffusion and blossoming of several cultures that succeeded one another (Phoenico-Punic, Roman, Paleochristian and Arab), the metropolis and its ports have encouraged wide-scale exchanges in the Mediterranean.
Carthage was such a great naval power, they forced Rome to quickly build ...
... and I arrived into Marseille at 5:30. The directions to the hostel were brilliant, and I checked in and was out the door again half an hour later. I walked down to the port to investigate ferries to Tunisia and stopped by a bakery on the way back, where I talked to a really lovely man who warned me about pickpockets. Walked back home and met up with an English girl in my room who introduced me to a guy from Quebec, and we stayed up until 1 am giggling and talking ...