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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... opportunities in the work place. We learnt about the recent political issues, the shooting of over 500 civilians and how the local people overturned their president who escaped and is currently in hiding. We saw the posters advertising Tunisia's first democratic election. We wandered through the Arab markets made up of narrow streets. We would have been lost without a guide.
Hunonion explained how Deisel jeans are made in Tunis. The locals who work ...
... hotel where we are staying is named in honour of Kheireddine Pasha. He is credited with starting the heritage preservation policies here in the late 19th c.
The Algerian Commitee took the first taxi back, along with John who was in charge of the safety deposit box key. Omar was yapping to the taxi driver and giving him money. John's humour needs some working on as he had a nervous laughter when I suggested it would be nice to say in Arabic to the taxi driver 'Is ...
... lights only come on with a sensor. A shower curtain...what's that? No fridge is new plus no water.
Down to get the wifi code. The train station to go to Sousse is out the hotel to the right and a few blocks.
A quick email home and off for a reconnoitre of the area. I was the only one out in short sleeves. Lots of eating spots and cafes around. I walked to the main north/south drag on the eastern part of town where there is a roundabout with a ...
... Apparently the new government is an Islamic party and they are a little too conservative for some of the folks.)
The second thing I noticed was the proliferation of western wear on both men and women. There were few hijabs visible (older women excepted), no long flowing robes on the men and men and women were sitting together in cafes. Quite different from Morocco. (And one other thing, Tunisia was also under the French protectorate so both French and Arabic ...
... a distinct city section that is walled with narrow maze like streets, sells wares for tourist and locals alike. There are still Roman aqueducts in the city that are still in use but most are in ruins. Most of the houses that we saw were large and beautiful. We went by a school and many women were there with their children. Most of the women wore hijab, the head covering. They seem so mysterious and I wonder what kind of a lifestyle they may have. Are they a lot like ...