Collected by David Joseph
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...
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,...
Chott el Djerid, Tunisia
Tunisia's Chott el Djerid is an enormous salt lake stretching about 5,000km around the southern half of the country. Neat, tidy stacks of salt line the road that traverses it, and the sight of occasional souvenir stands make you scratch your head,...
88 Route de La Goulette, Site archéologique de Carthage, Tunisia
January is a lovely time to visit the Roman ruins at Carthage. Fewer people. Cooler temperatures. And, if you are lucky, beautiful blue skies over the adjacent sea. While the ruins themselves are quite small (especially in comparison to Pompeii or...
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...
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...
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,...
6 Rue Ben Mahmoud Boulevard Bab Menara, Tunis 1008, Tunisia
While this lovely restaurant tucked behind hidden walls in the maze-like ancient Medina of Tunis clearly caters to the tourist circuit (please do not expect gourmet fare here), there is one morsel that you absolutely cannot pass up --- the bread!...
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