Collected by Grome
64 Rue Sidi Ben Arous, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
This charming Hotel, within the Medina ( the old Arab town from the 7th C AD), tells a special story , as the proprieotor himself a native of the Medina of Tunis, and belongs to a very known midle class family,the Belhouene's, who still have their...
Rue Ahmed El Ayech, Tozeur 2200, Tunisia
Tozuer, Tunisia is a town known for its location near the Sahara, the great dry salt lake and the algerian border. the main shopping street had a lot of local handicrafts but this shop for drinks caught my eye with its colorful display of pretty...
Bab Bhar, Tunis, Tunisia
the two weeks my friend and I spent touring Tunisia after the Jasmine Revolution brought us many wonderful experiences but right up near the top of the list would be the incredible food we had throughout Tunisia. Wonderful salads, soups,...
At the 27-acre North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial in Tunisia rest 2,841 of our military dead, their headstones set in straight lines. This is United States land, surrounded by the town of Carthage on the outskirts of Tunis. The memorial...
Rue De La Kasbah, Kairouan, Tunisia
we were lucky enough to be invited to lunch at a home in Kairouan, Tunisia. this lovely lady absolutely made our day. my travel buddy and I assumed she (being the grandmother of the family) was tired when she disappeared from the main courtyard of...
Hungry for a snack after a bout of haggling Tozeur’s busy souk? You are in luck as the surrounding environs offer many options. Luckily, your "Set of Drifters" seem to have a sixth sense when it comes to picking out restaurants. In avoidance of a...
P3, Tozeur, Tunisia
Tozeur's Mosque el-Ferdous can be viewed from almost anywhere in town. Its dramatic brick-laden minaret acts somewhat like a magnet, drawing in both believers and tourists alike. And thus, after our incredible lunch at the Restaurant le Minaret,...
Route Nationale 7, Tunisia
On the heels of her brand new Constitution, Tunisia is actively working to up its touristic appeal. Arrive at Il Bardo just as the museum is opening (~9:30), slip into the paper slippers they provide (as you will be walking directly over thousand...
40 rue du Ghana، Tunis 1001, Tunisia
Tunisians, call it "HINDI" as for Indian, that's the name the Andalusian refugees called it , simply because it came from the new world and it has a strong connotation with the Americain inhabitants, Indian pears or figs that's the name still the...
The menu painted on the wall of the cafe in the park at the Mides Gorge is pretty much self explanatory. Nothing fancy- but with no competition out here on the Algerian border there is no need for extra frills. Come for the geologic wonder of the...
Rue de la côte d'Ivoire, Marsa, Tunisia
I was a bit weary and fatigued, i wanted to have a calm and rather special week end. The Residence, came to my mind as a place of choice. Very graceful, by its domed ceilings and alcoves.Looks like an Oasis, so calm and quiet, my room in the third...
If you're interested in old traditional women garments and costumes, do not forget to see the collection of the Tunisian ladies traditional Costumes. Just fabulous, amazing by the patterns , the symboles and other shapes, thousands of years old....
Colline de Byrsa, Carthage 2016, Tunisia
Just want to share this lovely mosaic exhebited in Bardo Museum, showing a lady in the bath, with her two female servants and it seems that she is enjoying trying ear rings. We can easely observe the facial expressions of the servants. However ,...
Rue De La Kasbah, Kairouan, Tunisia
The entrance to Kairouan (spiritual heart of Tunisia) is marked by four giant carpets (made of ceramic tile). If you have interest in handmade carpets (knotted or woven) this is the place in Tunisia. The souks here have everything you can imagine...
Plaza Margarita Xirgu, s/n, 6800 Mérida, Badajoz, Spain
Merida is an instantly likable city and easily reached from Madrid on a day trip. Life is slower in Extremadura; upon our stepping out of the car, palm trees were gently swaying in the breeze, and the pace of life on the streets felt just right—...
Jerash Governorate, Jordan
I'll be honest, the primary reason I went to Jordan was to see Petra. But rather than fly in and out, I decided to spend a week exploring the country. One day I went to the ancient city of Jerash. It was beautiful - well preserved with the avenues...
suzan dogan park plaza altı no 15 zemin kat, Akdeniz Mahallesi, 39609 Mezitli/Mersin, Turkey
Sütunlu Cadde (translated as columned street) can be found in the Soli area of Mersin. Originally a 350 meter (.22 mile) street leading from the ancient city of Soloi (Greek: Ʃoloi) down to it’s port, the column lined street would have been quite...
32, Hadar Street (Cl.5), Caesarea, 38900, Israel
The ancient city of Caesarea, which is located halfway between Haifa and Tel Aviv, was founded in 90 B.C.E. and has a wealth of history and archaeological ruins, most notably those that date from the Roman Empire. The impressive Roman aqueduct,...
20 Rue Lacurie, 17100 Saintes, France
It's not so easy to locate this huge, ruined Roman amphitheater in Saintes, France. But it's well worth the effort. You can climb all around it and even walk out into the middle of it. No crowds and no fake gladiators to spoil the mood! There's...
1 Rond-Point des Arènes, 13200 Arles, France
Long associated with Van Gogh, who produced hundreds of paintings there, the UNESCO World Heritage City of Arles on the Rhône River in Provence also has some of the finest Roman ruins in France. The well-preserved amphitheater is still utilized...
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