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... smells a bit like home, to be honest. All this certainly is a sight, but I grew tired quickly and preferred if we continued onto our journey and hurried our way, leaving no area for chit chat.
( WORKS CITED; )
-- http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/isl am/architecture/kairouan.htm
-- https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ art-islam/islamic-art-early/a/the-great -mosque-of-kairouan
... is situated near the Mediterranean our diet consisted of olive oil, wheat and wine. Islam forbade us to eat pork so people stopped owning pigs and decided to own goats and sheep. Can you believe it, they have oranges?! They started growing more citrus fruit due to trade with China and India. I was able to taste sweet fruit that was quite sour at first but so fresh tasting. I was eating mostly simple meals for this was stark contrast to a burger in present day for which i crave immensley
... There is) instead of "femma". "Sayyara" (Car) instead of "kerhba". I kept telling him, I didn't understand classical Arabic.
-----We passed Kerouan's soccer stadium. I asked Mr. Idriss if he and his sons ever went to soccer games. He said:
-----"My sons don't like 'kora qadam' (soccer),
-----"they like the Koran."
-----We arrived again at his countryside home and farm. I felt relieved to be away from Kerouan, a busy city of 600,000 people.
... of pepper and sausage in a reddish sauce. Dessert was a finely presented fruit dish.
It was Jane's birthday so Noubi arranged a birthday cake. It had lots of pistachio nuts in it. I happily had a second piece.
Got back to the hotel area c 2200. Noubi and I provided protection services for Omar and Cora to use ATM machines. Decided I'd pound away on the journal until 2300 and call it a day. Lots of noise outside including some fireworks for the country's birthday.
... buildings that had been excavated were very well preserved allowing a visitor to fully appreciate the actual dimensions of each building. This was pretty unusual in that many Roman sites have a part of a wall or part of the foundation visible with a close to completely intact building here and there. So to have the opportunity to wander a site and really appreciate the size of each building was pretty cool.
Anyways, the ruins featured a forum, an amphitheater, temples, ...