We took the local commuter train to Sidi Bou Said, a small town overlooking the Mediterranean. Nice little town where all the doors are painted blue.
Then we got back on the train and went a few more stops up the line to Carthage, the ancient city, home of the Cartheginians who, under Hannibal, attacked Rome with elephants that he had marched across Spain, and France, attacking Rome from the Alps. The Romans retaliated by destroying Carthage. All that is there now, besides some excavated holes in the ground is Roman.
We first visited some holes in the ground, where a guy, maybe a guide, showed us around a bit, gave Maria a bouquet and took a tip.
Next we visited some larger Roman ruins. Then went into the hills to see an amphitheater and some villas, with statues and mosaic floors open to the elements, and our footsteps. For the most part, no one was there.