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Arrived yesterday and we have been enjoying the hospitality with our friends. We have also met a few others who live here. It has been great catching up and filling in the gaps because it's been about a year and a half since we seen each other. Today we went to ...
... Carthage, the Bardo, Grand Erg Oriental
Country Population (most current available) 10,937,521
Country Population in 1900: N/A
Average Life Expectancy of Males: 73.6 Females: 77.7
National Unemployment Rate: 15.20%
Country Literacy Rate: 79.1%
Country Murder Rate: N/A
Crude Birth Rate: 17.4
Crude Death Rate: 5.7
National Infant Mortality Rate: 14
... something in The English Patient but I don't care. To quote Elaine Benes - "Quit telling your stupid story about the stupid desert, and just die already! DIE!"
My mis-marked aparthotel turned out to be on the Marina, which was actually pretty cool for having completely screwed up. There were apartments and a hotel, about ten restaurants, and you could swim in the Mediterranean. The city itself, like Tunis, was a typical developing ...
This morning we visited Monastir, which is just south of Sousse. The town has a fine ribat (fort) built by the Muslims to defend against the potential Christian invaders in the 10th century. It has been extensively restored & was used in "The Life of Brian" as a set. The major attraction apart from beaches is the Bourguiba mausoleum that he had built for himself during his long presidency. It houses the tombs of his family also & is ...
... Aghlabid period, and on the south side during the Fatimid era. Following works during the time of the Hafsids the surface area of the fortress expanded to 4,200 sq m.
Many consolidations as well as several polygonal and circular towers were added between the 11th and 13th centuries then the 17th and 19th centuries in order to accommodate artillery pieces.
In the past the ...