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We are coming to you this afternoon from a palatial villa outside of the town of El Kef. El Kef is a beautiful hilltop fortress stop once inhabited by the Romans, Byzantines, Punics, Ottomans, Arabs, Numidians and almost no tourists. When traveling we find the best joys in that which we just "stumble upon". We had hopped out of the jitney van in this town with only a list of hotels and no passable French ...
... It took a bit more than an hour to tour the site itself. Some reconstruction has obviously been done. The remnants are mostly two feet or less in height. Flowers are in bloom here. The bees are numerous enough to provide a constant hum.
Some of the more significant sites and finds have markers. What I found most interesting was the potter's kiln. The tanit symbol, evoking ancient Egypt, was seen in one residence. The House of the Courtyard and Peristyle ...
... held when the building was used as a palace. The room was also two stories high and had gorgeous balconies on either side with a huge chandelier in the middle of the room. Mosaics adorned the walls.
In two rooms we saw very large and completely in tact marble baptismal tubs that had been found amongst the Tunisian Roman ruins. And this is where I made my early mark on Tunisia. As walked around one of the rooms, I began to move forward to take a picture, had my eyes ...
... br> 3. Claire
10. 2 annoying American girls from St.Louis.
11. Carly from Seattle
13. Britney who's traveling with other giddy girls.
15. Candace & Miguel from North Carolina.
17. Justin & Jean
19. Shang wan & Juang wan
20. Jada, Keira, & Jamie
... We did stop at one restaurant where we learned the hard way that you need to aggressively demand prices before ordering- short of calling the police, there are no remedies for the constant rip-off attempts in Tunis.
The other 'attraction' of Tunis is the omnipresent military and police- absolutely every government building is surrounded by coiled razor wire and armoured vehicles. I don't know if it's a permanent feature of the urban landscape, but ...