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... about Sidi BIn Said not being a WHS. This caught him off guard but it was more FYI, some people perhaps on later trips being annoyed. He said he had read it somewhere.
Everyone was ready early, allowing us to beat the 0830 scheduled departure. Sat with Jane. She's less critical of Noubi as well, also a bit bored by the constant carping by some. It's a hot sun as we headed toward El Fahs. Noubi gave an overview of the day, saying we'd be back around 1800 to gasps from the ...
... of Haggus Baggus.
Tony and I squared away our Algerian and Tunisian accounts when he paid me a further 40 TD. We'll try to get rid of larger local bills--the 50 dinar note--by alternating dinner bills.
It was a slow start to the afternoon meanderings. Tony likes to take pictures of workers. I am not so sure workers sometimes like Tony taking pictures of them. I did suggest discreteness is important.
I was impressed on several occasions with the ...
... Once I landed, I couldn't jump out fast enough and hustle out of the room, through the double doors (which I had been trying to take a picture of) and up a staircase with my guide. As we climbed the staircase, I kept trying to suppress my laughter without much success. Good grief. I just desecrated an ancient baptismal tub. (Uh does that mean that I am now baptized?) And yes, I stealthly snuck back and took a picture of the object I offended. (I bet there is video footage of ...
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... The transition in Tunisia was relatively peaceful (although the human cockfighting in the MMA might also seem peaceful relative to Egypt and Syria), and it was a big part of the reason we were here. I wanted to see what had happened since the heady days of the revolution and the chasing away of Ben Ali.
The current lack of jobs has made some Tunisians feel that the revolution has failed them; others fear that the intolerance of the ...