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Florence Art and Street Food WalkingTour
"Combine art and food and you will get the best tour.Spend two hours discovering the principal attractions of Florence the birthplace of the first gelato. Try one of the best one made with fresh ingredients while visiting the three main squares of Florence: Piazza Signoria Piazza Santa Croce and Piazza Duomo.Entering in the hidden medieval district you will learn how typical Tuscan dishes and panini are made such as Trippa Lampredotto and Porchetta.For those who are more picky you can save your energy for a delicious wine-tasting with typical Tuscan starters such as crostini ham and salami.At the end of the tour you will get suggestion to get the best lunch and dinner before you leave Florence!Each place we visit is chosen for its historic significance and outstanding reputation among locals and connoisseurs.""
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Florence Bike Tour from Lucca
"Discover the magic of Florence on this 2 hour bicycle tour which starts in the narrow streets of the city center and takes you right to the heart of the city. As you see sites such as the Cathedral Uffizi Square Piazza della Signoria Ponte Vecchio and the Duomo your guide will share the history of the city with you.Your tour will wind its way through both the artisans and the Medieval district and you will see other amazing monuments including Palazzo Pitti San Frediano
From EUR35.00
 
Private Tour: Electric Bike Experience of Florence
"Meet your guide at your predetermined meeting point in Piazza della Signoria a central area in the city. Upon your arrival your guide will give you and your group a safety briefing on how to operate the electric bike. Once you get on your bike depart the area to visit Piazza Santa Croce. Then cycle over to the Arno coast and Viale dei Colli to observe its green streets. As you cruise along you will reach the summit of Piazzale Michelangelo and San Miniato Church where you will attain panoramic views of Florence. Take photos of the wide landscape before pedaling to the downtown area. There
From EUR44.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Djibouti

THE FLAG OF DJIBOUTI

The brightly coloured national flag of Djibouti was first raised on the day of the independence - June 27, 1977. The red star represents unity and has 5 points to indicate that the Somali people live...
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DAO
Jul 08, 2010

Explosions, Planes and Helicopters!

Djibouti is the main training area for military personnel from many countries. I was told it has the same terrain as Afghanistan. Certainly there is a very strong military presence from all corners of...
janiebaxter
Feb 17, 2010

Qat

Qat is a green plant that is used in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Yemen and Somalia to give a mild amphetamine effect when chewed. Eritrea is too dry to grow much so the Qat is imported from Ethiopia. It has...
janiebaxter
Feb 10, 2010

MONEY MATTERS

1 Djibouti franc = 100 centimes and prices, by African standards, are high There are exchange places in Djibouti Ville and at the airport to cash traveller’s cheques and exchange cash note. Banks...
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DAO
Dec 23, 2007

LARGE WATER BUCKETS

Water does run out here. They do desalinate water from the sea, but there are water stoppages anyway. That is why you will find large water containers in your bathroom if you stay in budget...
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DAO
Dec 23, 2007

IT GETS REALLY HOT HERE!

Djibouti is not that far from the Euqator and also at sea level. That makes it a very hot place. These pictures show me taking the temperature on 2 different days. Mostly the reading was 33 degree...
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DAO
Dec 19, 2007
 
 
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ELECTRICITY

Djibouti uses the standard ‘European’ 2 round pin plug and operates on 220 V 50 Hz. You may come across the safer plug with a male grounding pin, but not very often! British visitors can use a...
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DAO
Dec 19, 2007

Chat:)

Djiboutians are chat addicts. Chat is a plant grown in Ethiopia and is a mildly-stimulating narcotic. You can chew its leaves, it should stimulate thinking and creativity. I was invited by a friend I...
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mike_gda
Dec 02, 2007

The Afar Tribe

The Afar tribe, also known as the Danakil, is one of two main ethnic groups in Djibouti. They make up about 40 percent of the country's population, which is estimated to be between 130,000 and...
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traveldave
Nov 30, 2007

No English spoken - French & Arabic only!

People in Djibouti speak local languages, including Arabic, and French. They generally do not speak English.I was in a group of divers, most coming from England. The English divers had obviously not...
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adelinemmc
Nov 15, 2006

Salt caravans

If you are very lucky, while on a trip to Lake Assal, you might see a caravan of camels going to or coming back from Ethiopia.The Afar tribe still undertakes the 4-day trip to Ethiopia to barter their...
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adelinemmc
Nov 14, 2006

Salamalaikum

Since djiboutians are mostly muslims, you can greet them by saying "assalamalaikum" meaning "peace be upon you".
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ahmer82
Feb 20, 2011

If uou speak french, read the...

If uou speak french, read the Marie Christine Aubry book 'Djibouti l'ignoré'a great book to understand the cultural and history development of Djibouti
palin
Aug 25, 2002

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Top 5 Djibouti Writers

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"IT'S HOT !"
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"Djibouti: Africa's Worst Tourist Trap"
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"Djibouti -- It does not get hotter than this"
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"Djibouti"
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"Djibouti: land of contrast & good diving"
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