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USA! USA! USA! Wins Group C

The USA advances to the next round! So why am I posting this on the travel portion of this blog? Because it was predicted by a Tunisian I know at that Il Padrino restaurant… I had lunch there just before the game and this is the coffee I was served… I still believe it was a perfect prediction since the USA USA USA had another goal robbed by the FIFA officials for a lame offsides call. I had... read more

More views from the Sousse Medina

Today I decided to take a walk around the outside of the Medina. The walk was anything other than short, but it was still far better than dealing with the hassles of the tourist traps in the medina. This was perhaps the best decision I have made in the past three weeks! Outside, on the south end of the medina, the wall of the town truly gives the feeling of a port stronghold.   Views from Khalif... read more

Pictures around the Medina in Sousse

As you can see, I am waiting patiently for my photographer/artist wife to arrive in Tunisia so that she can take much better pictures! read more

Here’s to learning lessons…

It was bound to happen… after over two weeks of being in Tunisia, I finally came down sick. Not terribly sick, but enough to make me miserable for most of the day. I figured that harissa that was piled on to that questionable shawarma I bought just a block away might turn out to be a catastrophic decision. It was insanely spicy, but still good. I think it may have been the tuna I saw him pull out of... read more

Sorry about the lack of posts…

The school here has me pretty busy for most of the day, so there aren’t many interesting things to post about. I plan to visit the main town of Sousse, since I am currently north of Sousse in Hamman-Sousse, and I am sure I will have plenty to post after that. read more