The 'Trulli Holiday Resort' guesthouse gives everyone the opportunity to have a marvellous experience in one of its lovely trulli. Monuments of the...... more
The 'Trulli Holiday Resort' guesthouse gives everyone the opportunity to have a marvellous experience in one of its lovely trulli. Monuments of the Unesco 'World Heritage' since 1996, the trulli are simply stone house
Advantages: Testament to the superb building abilities of the Romans. Disadvantages: Gets very hot during your visit.
Talk to most people about a Colosseum and one will automatically think of the Colosseum in Rome however ask people about El Jem and most people will never have heard of it let alone imagine there is an almost perfect example on the African continent.
Where is El Jem?
El Jem can be found in Tunisia more towards the Eastern side of Tunisia. Many tourists who visit the coastal...
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Review of El-Jem (Tunisia)
Advantages: Gives a brilliant insight into what it was like to live in an ancient Roman city. Disadvantages: Took ages to get there.
Dougga is an ancient Roman City in the North of Tunisia quite near Tunis covering an area of 65 Hectares. It was originally called Thugga in Punic times but once the Romans inhabited the city they changed the name to Dougga. It became a world heritage site in 1997 and is recorded as being the best preserved Roman small town in North Africa. It is situated on a slight hill...
Advantages: Great Spring weather. Loads to see and not a mozzie in sight Disadvantages: Local dishes a bit thin on the ground and insipid international cuisine
...?Bin ?ere before? We luv it, it?s our fiff time?, said the guest next in to queue to register at the hotel we had just arrived at, adding ?the staff are luvly, and the beer?s real cheap?.
I was tempted to see if they knew which country they were actually in, but held back.
Tunisia?s like that, operating on two levels, one as a ?holiday destination? for the ?sun, sand and cheap booze? set...