Berk Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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One the 1st of October 2014 I packed all of my luggage into a cab and went on my way to Brisbane International airport, Arriving at 7:00pm I proceeded to check in as quickly as I could and go through customs so that I could get something to eat and be ready for the boarding of my flight to be announced over the loud speaker.
At 8:15pm my flight was announced and ...
... me to a bench, took off my towel and sat me on the bench. I was now fully naked, and looking at a few other women who were all getting the same treatments. The woman who guided me took the gold bowl and dipped it full of water from the full marble sink and started to pour the water across my body. I just thought to myself that there is no room for shyness anymore. I was also glad that I didn't wear my underwear. I saw a few other women still in theirs and I could only imagine ...
... pretty easy to say no and move on. Then he started up conversation, asked where we were from, if it was our honeymoon (several have asked that now and are surprised when we say we've been married 5 years. Either we look young or we look like we get along better than most). After the small talk he said he just wanted us to stop into his family's rug shop, "no obligation to buy, I just would like to give you a card." On the way over the chat continued and ...
... working the crowd for a tip. He was then further distracted schooling Jeff in carpets and ceramics (pronounced keramic). Don't buy carpets here, all made in China. Buy them in your country. "You understand sir?" Of course Jeff says he does. He's very smart. Alan continues to try not to laugh too loud. We want to get to our hotel. I don't get it (but staying quiet seems like best approach) and Sally and I are now having to plot a ...
... came away with a couple each. We walked to the New Mosque and had a look around inside before moving onto the spice market. The Spice Market was really cool, it was so busy and Turkish Delight was so cheap. As you walk along the bridge to cross into the new town, they have a lot of people fishing off the side of the bridge, at each end they have a lot of people selling fish ...