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... be enough, keep it fair man.
As soon as we found out me and Aegipas came straight here though! He's so huge he can barely see us from up there to begin with so we just snuck straight past him, he didn't even see us coming. Found the sinews now they're back on and Dad's ready to go, he can totally beat him this time. Now we know how sneaky he is he can't trick us! Can't wait for Zeus to be back on top of the hill, it's where he belongs and we all know it!
... it, we by passed it to get as far north before 23:00. Driving at night is not a great idea, and with medium fog north of the city.... the driving should not be repeated. My advice......follow a some big trucks and try to be at the end of the row....just in case.
Around 23:00 we pulled into Homs, Syria and found one average hotel, not too bad, but as they say...."Any port in a storm.."
Tomorrow......."Running for the border"
... the oil stove, and drank copious amounts of tea and strong Arabic coffee.
Today was a short cycle between Hama, a city famous for it's huge wooden waterwheels, and Homs, a city with a large Christian quarter. The weather turned English on us last night (cold, grey and wet), so we opted for the dual carriageway instead of the scenic route. We stopped at a petrol station half way. Damp and very muddy, but grinning, I was quite happy ...
... which was quite another experience… the people on the hillside seemed to be more prosperous, with some rather nice houses and gardens. We noticed that a majority of the women in this hillside region were dressed casually western… no hijab or burka… not even headscarfs, and some were riding astride their man's motorbike, rather than sidesaddle. It may be simply a different culture on the hillsides as opposed to the fields, but it may also have been a Christian ...
... days from the South end and eventually tricked the castle into a surrender and took it over. It is estimated that it would have held 400 knights and horses, 4000 soldiers, it was inhabited by Ric*************heart and John of Jerusalem and it did have a round table (or the remains of one)!
After seeing the impressive castle (most definitely at the top of the list of all the castles we’ve seen throughout our travels), we headed across the road for a ...