Hammamet & Jasmin Hammamet

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"two worlds"...maybe, but the same woman soul
When we dicided to go to Hammamet - Jasmin Hammamet we heared that is known as "Tunisian Saint Tropez". OK , I still haven't been in Saint Tropez and can't say it's true, but however, Jasmin Hammamet is nice and pleasant place. To not make mess Hammamet is older than Jasmin Hammamet and has nice old Medina, while Jasmin Hammamet is modern touristic place grown up in last 10 years with lots of hotels along the coast, with "young" Medina build  the same time as resorts of Jasmin Hammamet  (but it's cute for tourists  who doesn't care of how old is building :o) and with aqua park called "Carthag land" where you can enjoy as little child. Whole area is known for Jasmin flower and this is how the tourist resort Jasmin Hammamet got the name. Beaches are long and sandy, but i have to admit not so clean and sea was full of medusas so after we tried twice to swim and enjoy we had to give up and back to the pool.
I wasn't so happy 'cause of that , i don't like swiming pool so much, I adore sea, but  this time  was really  impossible to enjoy in the sea. Maybe  i  don't sound so happy , but  Jasmin Hammamet  was just cute place for me (to much artificial for me)  and base  from where  we gone to  explore Tunisia . Only I have to admit  that food in hotel was  good and every  night  we could  taste  some  national meal  and  I  discovered  kus-kus that was amazing :o)

But Hammamet is another story with old Medina. Once this was only "sleepy" fishing village -  the name comes from the Arabic al-hammamat, meaning "the baths" and there is a lot in old town , but we had no time to explore baths this time :o)  In old Medina, in some of small streets , where is so easy to be lost, one day sister and me  discovered cute little ethno museum with good collection of traditional clothes and were so happy as we discovered some treasure, 'cause there were no any sign for this place and was just pure luck to find something like this.
ethno museum in old Medina
Old Medina with small streets where you can smell old town was refreshment for walk around and we discovered also nice restoran on the top with beautiful view on beach decorated with colorful fishing boats and good meal. After refreshment we look around to find old souk and take a look on exotic carpets, kaftans, jewellery and so many things ... didn't buy nothing special except some traditional tunics  'cause this "sisters day" wasn't shoping tour but our relaxing day for moving around and enjoy far away from everyone we know.




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two worlds...maybe, but the same…
"two worlds"...maybe, but the sam…
ethno museum in old Medina
ethno museum in old Medina
ethno museum, Hammamet
ethno museum, Hammamet
ethno museum , Hammamet
ethno museum , Hammamet
ethno museum , Hammamet
ethno museum , Hammamet
Old Medina, Hammamet
Old Medina, Hammamet
Hammamet with old Medina
Hammamet with old Medina
streets of old Hammamet
streets of old Hammamet
streets of old Hammamet
streets of old Hammamet
in old town and Medina, Hammamet
in old town and Medina, Hammamet
view, old Hammamet
view, old Hammamet
old Hammamet
old Hammamet
sisters :-) we just enjoy :-)
sisters :-) we just enjoy :-)
he said he is the most popular and…
he said he is the most popular an…
Jasmin Hammamet, Carthag land
Jasmin Hammamet, "Carthag land"
Kristina ante portas
"Kristina ante portas"
that big blue what you see in hand…
that big blue what you see in han…
medusa, they are so big, you would…
medusa, they are so big, you woul…
Lele Baja hotel in Jasmin Hammamet
Lele Baja hotel in Jasmin Hammamet
Jasmin Hammamet
Jasmin Hammamet
Hammamet
photo by: kristinasub