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Travel Blogs from Tunis
... Tony has to watch doing what he accused Nigel of doing: cutting in when somebody else has started to talk; the lad needs a trip to the woodshed tomorrow morning 25 TD.
The new Yanks are a mystery as they didn't dine with us. Cora will be easy going. Helen will be more of a handful. I can see her and Tony clashing on issues.
Back up for the usual triple of surfing, email and journal/blog. Going to crash by 2200 to try to catch up on some sleep.
... is our next place we are going to. Then we went to the place we were all waiting for Carthage. It was quite small as to what we were expecting but the ruins were interesting. In between our tour we had lunch at a lovely restront which was right beside a ruin of an acwuduct which we could climb on and could see where the water flowed. So this was my day in Tunis, interesting but a bit scary at ...
... incline in the alleyways anywhere.
The residential area appeared to be quite poor. However, the doors in front of each of the residences were very elaborate with Moorish designs and colours ranging from blue to red and yellow. However, what really set this area apart from other medinas I have seen was the plethora of mosques. There were so many mosques I began to think that each family had their own personal mosque. And the minarets of the mosques were ...
... two doors. The big doors they open for special occasion such as a wedding or a death of a family member. The second door is a small door and it’s what they use everyday to receive guests and just your usual going the door situations. The door opens to a wall. Our American doors usually open to an open space such a living room or in the newer homes dining area or receiving area. Their door opens to a wall to give the family privacy.
We traveled to the city of ...
... it is Ramadan.
Our first stop, but only to take a photo, is the Roman Catholic Cathedral of St Vincent de Paul, the patron saint of charity.
Construction of the cathedral began in 1893 and it was opened at Christmas 1897. It draws on a variety of architectural styles including both Moorish and Gothic revival as well as Neo-Byzantine.
It is located in Place de ...