Tuesday, 18 March 2008

Day 42

We made it to Tunis safely and are having a great day wandering around enjoying the souqs (markets) and sipping delicious mint teas in one of the many sidewalk cafes as we watch the world go by. Tunis is a really sophisticated city, very like any city to be found in southern Europe but with a strong arabic flavour of course. The weather is just FANTASTIC ... blue skies, briliant sunshine and cool breezes (around 24°C). The people are extremely warm and charming.

Tomorrow we pick up our vehicle bright and early and begin our grand tour of the country.

I have been having a very good eating day and so far have walked over 6 miles (this pedometer is great) and my feet feel like they have walked - miles.

Okay that's enough for today. The keyboards here are quite trick. I can't touch type because the letters are all in different places and the Roman alphabet shares the keyboard with the arabic alphabet, so I have to look at the keyboard and go really slowly. Arabic is very beautiful isn't it? ش بغخ جظصبش يبشيه عغت خيت سغ Like art to the untrained eye.

1 apple
60 g cheese

120 g sole (yummy)
240 g salad Tunisian (yummy)

60 g cheese
30 g wheat germ
360 g salad
3 tbls olive oil

H2O - lots
Exercise - 15,668 steps so far


  1. It is beautiful to look at. How interesting to share a keyboard with a totally different language!

    Sounds like you're off to a great start on your journey - and I'm not just talking about sightseeing. Keep that pedometer busy!!!

  2. WOW 6 miles, I'm impressed and yes I agree with you Arabic is a beautiful script.

  3. wow what a fantastic experience to be having... will have to go look up where Tunis is.

    Sounds like you're have a great time!

  4. Enjoy your trip and good work on all the walking!

    I am not sure if I have said this before, but you look stunning in the photo on your blog.


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