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History and colors of Tunisia....Tunis is the capital city and we spent a great better part of the day walking thru souk market, perfume shop, seeing a carpet seller and also bussed over to the Bardo a fantastic museum of mosaics and collection found from Carthage. It was housed in an old 13 th century palace and was ...
Like most experienced tourists, we always ask the hotel staff what the going price is for taxis travelling to and from the city to our hotel. Tunis city was busy and taxis were difficult to find. The first taxi driver Alan hailed gave us a price which was more more than double the correct amount. Alan tried to negotiate but the driver became quite aggressive and refused blankly before driving off, probably to ...
... wet season).
According to historians, little is known about the origins of the city of Oudhna although it is thought to be probably a Berber-Punic urban centre transformed into a colony under the Roman ruler Octavian-Ausgustus. One of the oldest colonies in Africa, its golden age lasted throughout the first two centuries AD, declining to a large village in the Arab-Moslem period.
The 1895 Murray Handbook for Travellers in Tunisia ...
In order to better appreciate the historical sites we saw in Tunsia and to enhance an understanding of the rich historical fabric of this tiny country, I am providing a brief timeline of the ancient and modern historical events which have moulded the unique face of Tunisia today.
CIRCA 1100 BC
Phoenicians settle the north Africa coast. The city of Carthage, near present day Tunis, becomes a significant naval power. Tunsia ruled by ...
... quite a large Roman town.
From here we drove south east to Dougga, another Roman town built on a hillside overlooking another fertile plain. Here there was a beautifull partly restored temple & a magnificent 3500 seat theatre which was built into the hillside still with some of the pillars of the stage. Again this had been a Numidian site before the Romans ...