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... at El Jem today. It was amazing! That's now two Roman stadium and/or coliseums I've visited in the past week. This one had gladiator battles and Christian executions and could seat 35,000 people. It is one of the most intact coliseums and about the fourth ...
... Current Leader(s) / Party(s): Mehdi Jomaa (Prime Minister), Moncef Marzouki (President)
Ethnicities (% breakdown): 98% Arab Berber, 1% European, 1% Jewish and Other
National Language(s): Arabic (Tunisian Arabic), French, Berber
Religion(s) practiced (% practiced): Muslim (Sunni) 99.1%, other 1% (includes Christian, Jewish, Shia Muslim, Baha’i)
... day caught me by surprise. I had to go back to Sousse to catch the train back to Tunis, so I arose early to have the day in Sousse to explore it's rabat and medina. However, the streets of Monastir were oddly empty, and then the streets of Sousse were deserted, Everything was closed like it was a Sunday in Italy. I finally found an open cafe and learned that it was an Islamic holiday - Aid al Adha. Double oops! Its a four-day ****er to ...
... not being in the centre of the medina. The Great Mosque's architecture is simple and sobre. Its outer fašades are in ashlar (finely dressed and cut stone) and are decorated with niches.
Habib Bourguiba Mausoleum
Tunisian ex-president Habib Bourguiba was born in 1903 in Monastir, and his mausoleum is located just a short walk from the Ribat and Grand Mosque.
He served as ...
Remaking the Life of Brian
We try unsuccessfully to recreate a scene from the Life of Brian, you know the one where they are talking about the People's Popular Front of Judea and .... but the extras I'm
working with forget their lines and eventually we have to give up. Minutes of planning gone to waste.
But we are pleased to be back after such a short time to soak up the atmosphere and wander around the deserted amphitheatre ...
Other places to stay in Mahdia
Nouvelle Zone Touristique , Mahdia | 5 star hotelfrom $77
- Horrible first night
- Grand but not precious
Route de la corniche, Mahdia | 4 star hotelfrom $73
Zone Touristique, Mahdia | 4 star hotelfrom $110
Zone touristique Mahdia, Mahdia | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Avenue Habib Bourguiba et Bechir Sfar, Mahdia | 3 star hotelfrom $40
Main road near to University of Mahdia, Mahdia | Hotelfrom $54
PB 134 Touristic Zone, Mahdia | 5 star hotelfrom $33
Route de la Corniche, Mahdia | Hotelfrom $37
Corniche, Mahdia | Hotelfrom $39