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Great location in downtown. Newly renovated rooms. Friendly and helpful staff.
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... about 800 BC. The most interesting aspect of this castle ruin is a cuneiform writing in Urarti that give the message that Sarduri built the castle and also he brought the water down from the mountains and turned the land below into a garden. He did that by building water canals down from the mountain into the valleys to the people in the town and the surrounding farms. He indicates on the inscription that he is ...
... that must be organised in advance and cannot be purchased at the border.
But it is the most easterly point of our tour and maybe a practice run for a future tour now that I know the way.
Here are some statistics. I am 3816km from home as the crow flies and have covered 6233km to get here by road, plus another 1000 by sea across the Adriatic. I have been driving for 70 hours in total at ...
... contacts for places to stay in Europe and Africa. From here, my bus ride towards Georgia was largely uneventful, except for the rockslide that occurred a few cars ahead of us and closed the road for a while (hours) until the construction crew arrived to clear it out. And this is why you never travel without food and water, and it's corollary, always have a plastic bag with you to put left over bread from meals, so you always have extra (free) ...
... tent like clothes made but as it was Ramadan it wasn't going to work out. So we ploughed the shops and managed to find baggy pants (trousers for the Brits) and baggy long sleeved tops, plus some giggling sale assistants helped us with choosing and donning a bandanna type under hijab and a hijab - just a scarf or pashmina. We looked awesomeness! Well...at least we thought ...
... advantage of it being a Sunday and fine weather to park up and have a huge familial BBQ on the side of the road. And when I say a lot of people, I mean hundreds of them and some had 40-50 people at which was interesting given the sliver of land between the lake and the road was not more than 4-5 metres at its maximum.
I arrived and checked into my lovely and extremely cheap hotel. It was large and quiet so I assumed that when I went to dinner it would ...