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Day 1 (Sousse) – Enfidha-Hammamet Airport

It is hard to fathom that one has visited more than 35 countries (at the time of writing) but yet to step foot on the African continent. This changed today when we touched down at Enfidha-Hammamet International Airport in Tunisia. Enfidha-Hammamet is a relatively new airport sandwiched between Hammamet and Sousse and was constructed mostly to allow European airlines to bring tourists closer to the plethora of holiday resorts (plus allowing one to fly direct from Bristol).

Although the airport regulations means that no wheelchairs are allowed to the plane door (bar their own), the speed at which Superbunny was transported to the baggage area was exceptional, it took longer to navigate the tangled road network out of said place!

Akin to Cyprus, one was surprised by the lack of information regarding accessibility when researching Tunisia given it’s tourism status. I was therefore mostly reliant on trusty Street View and conventional travel vlogs to suss out the lay of the land. It was also a challenge trying to source wheelchair accessible transportation which was also surprising, however, one soon came across Lotus Royal Move. Despite being based in the capital, Tunis, Lotus Royal Move are willing to transport wheelchair users across Tunisia for a reasonable cost. At the time of writing, they are also in the process of creating accessible tourism packages.

For the next 4 nights, we are staying at the Sousse Pearl Marriott Resort which is to the north of the city centre and around 45 minutes from Enfidha-Hammamet Airport . The rooms are pretty standard for a Marriott, although the bathroom is on the small side. On the positive side, look at all this space…

The plan for tomorrow is to head into the centre (which is around a 20 minute walk) to explore the Souk, Medina and the ‘accessible’ parts of the Ribat (what would I do without vlogs!). Earlier this year, one invested in a GoPro to bring a new perspective to my travels, the real test for this begins tomorrow!

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