Around Tunis

Everybody has heard of Carthage, founded in the ninth century BC, on the Gulf of Tunis.

I know a little about the three Punic wars and Hannibal crossing the Alps to Italy on an elephant. That’s the extent of my knowledge but it was enough to make me keen to visit.

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A Tourists Red Train and Ruins

Two separate terrorist attacks in 2015 made Tunisia a no go area for British tourists. But with extra security around tourist sites the government no longer advises not to travel to most of the country. There is so much to see in this North African country, it has everything history, culture, areas of natural beauty, interesting food, and if you go at the right time of year, great weather.

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