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Day 2 (Sousse) – Medinas and Ribats

Sousse is a very walkable city with all the main sights being within a 10 minute radius of each other thus making for a pleasant stroll/roll for a few hours. As I mentioned, the Marriott Pearl hotel is located around a 20 minute walk from the centre with the best route taking one along the beach front…

Akin to Cyprus (again!), the front consists of a wide boulevard linked with palm trees, it even has signs indicating where best for wheelchairs to enter said beach (along with a disabled parking space opposite sandy ramps)…

Anyway, after turning the corner (and navigating through few issues with drop curbs!), one is confronted by the majestic walls of Sousse Medina and Ribat…

There are various entrances into the Medina and subsequent Souk, some cobbled and some paved. One decided to enter over the cobbles just for a little authenticity…

However, you are bound to find a paved (and very busy!) section at some point…

The only issue with the Sousse Medina and Souk is that steps could be lurking around any corner in the labyrinth and you have no idea until you reach them, memory is key!

The next stop was the Ribat which is located within the same area. My prior ‘vlog’ research informed me that only the bottom section is accessible after a little step. It is worth noting, however, that disabled individuals can enter for FREE (oh and you can only pay with cash)…

Wandering around Sousse, it appears that Tunisians have a habit of parking on drop curbs, rather annoying for wheelchair users but on the whole, very friendly people!

Tomorrow, we heed out of Sousse with Lotus Royal Move to visit El Jem which is the third largest Colosseum in the world after Rome and the now collapsed Capua. As the access isn’t great at the UNESCO site, one asked Lotus for a portable ramp to assist Superbunny. As I am unsure whether this method has been tried before, this could go one of two ways, let’s see…

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