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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... to find the door it referred to.
I checked in and dropped my stuff off at the room. I had booked a bed in the big dorm, which is to say, the attic. It is clearly a work in progress. The smell of fresh paint lingered in the air. There was construction dust on the floor. There were piles of unused furniture in all the corners. The lights are bare bulbs with no covers. I'm hoping it will be more presentable when done.
However for the price I paid, getting a bed ...
... and were immediately accosted by a cab driver. We at first brushed him off,....but he was persistent. We showed him the address of our hotel, and he said "no problem". No words farther from the truth were ever spoken.
I'm not sure if you've ever experienced a 'night from HELL',....but ours was about to begin.
The driver drove us across town. He pulled up past an intersection, and in very broken English, said that the hotel was up the hill at ...
... down and then dolly stepped the whole way down the hill. It wouldn't listen if I told it to go a different way down either, it picked the way it wanted to go and went. Jerry, my horse, was a bit better at it then Sim's horse. His horse when it got wet on the track would just end up sliding. Also if the front horse started to trot or gallop then all the others did until the front horse stopped. You also couldn't overtake either the horses wouldn't really let you. The ...
... We found a 100% organic restaurant just 2 blocks away from our hostel which Terrea was eager to try out. The menu is small but super reasonable (nothing over about $11) with all organic wines as well (for $3 a glass). The dinner was awesome, shared 3 different dishes with super fresh ingredients and it was easily one of our best meals. The following morning, we ended up getting a free walking tour around the city which wasn't as thrilling as we'd hoped but ...
... was apparently the executive room rate which included access to the lounge. The lounge which did not include wifi...have you ever heard of such a thing? Essentially, it was just a sittting room, but after 5 pm they were also supposed to have wine. I decided to investigate. Sure enough, as promised, I found wine. A delightful Bulgarian wine, New Vision Merlot, by Logodaj Winery. Not typically a merlot fan, I found this one to be quite enjoyable. I ...