Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Tipasa - Algeria

"On the shores of the Mediterranean, Tipasa was an ancient Punic trading-post conquered by Rome and turned into a strategic base for the conquest of the kingdoms of Mauritania. It comprises a unique group of Phoenician, Roman, palaeochristian and Byzantine ruins alongside indigenous monuments such as the Kbor er Roumia, the great royal mausoleum of Mauritania. " - in
The Roman Ruins of Tipasa are an Unesco whs since 1982.
This is another card that i bought in Lisbon during the Expo 98.

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