El Riadh Hotel
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... cat Tabu. I mentioned leaving that site to Rafik I would need his undertaking [term clarified] not to pass the blog details on; readily agreed.
Tipaza was another walled city. At 2.2k, it was smaller than Caesarea. We breached the walls to enter the necropolis. Such places always have an eerie edge to them.
I think my flimsy 'Maid of the Mist' raingeat is tearing. Must invest in something better for the summer trip.
Erwin and I were headed for ...
... and Tobacco Man to pass. It was drizzling a bit as we went just two minutes from the hotel to a decent spot. Largely well seated, always a plus. How do these places have meat dishes but no kebabs? Four bottles of wine were ordered. I ordered lamb chops rare and got beef rare. Unless others, DOG, didn't make a fuss and tried it, not having had a steak so far. I thought the Trainspotter was going to pass out on the Dijon mustard. Shared a bottle of wine with Tony.
... the hotel a bit after 1430. Three others were already in Algiers. There's a Canuck from BC [Tony] and a bit Yank from Georgia [Omar]. Erwin said you don't come to Algeria for the food. A short time in the room. I am sharing with an English bloke.
Off c 1515 for the National Museum of Antiquities and Islamic Art, consisting of essentially two rooms for each topic. Let's call it an introduction into both areas. Erwin called Algiers the white ...
Today, 9/22, we left Algeria and flew to Rome. Yesterday was spent touring Algiers with the focus on the famous Casbah. The Casbah was originally a fortress that morphed into a residential area with tiny passageways and long stairways on the side of the hill. Our State Dept. recommends not going to the area because of possible danger, but we went as group accompanied by our ...
... ruins, including a 2nd century amphitheater, 4th century basilica, and other remains of homes and businesses. this was a large site right on the Mediterranean and was the highlight of the despite sporadic rainfall. On the way back to Algiers we stopped at the 2nd century BC Mausoleum of Mauratania, about which little is known since when archeologists opened the tomb, no body or artifacts were ...
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