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Thursday morning we caught the Doha bus again, intending to get off at the shopping centre in the city for a while then complete the journey back to the souk and our hotel. However it was explained to us, very politely but firmly, that we had already had more than what the company intended and we had the choice of getting off the bus and making our own way back from the city or staying on the bus and ...
... and arrive in Cape Town at 4:55pm. I'm excited to meet the other volunteers and see where I'll be living for the next two weeks. IVHQ sent me my volunteer house address and it seems to be right near the water. :) Apparently it's now "winter" in South Africa but the weather is still above 20C so it doesn't seem so bad. Although after being in 35C+ weather for the past 17 days that might seem ...
... while Sunday is a normal working day.
In some parts of the Souq the market is roofed with arched stone. Clusters of little shops grouped by what they offer, while others are air-conditioned plazas. The alleys are stuffed with spices, fabric, souvenirs, traditional crafts, pashminas and anything one can imagine. There are also stables for camels and horses at the souq.
A walk around here for a few ...
... freshness of the lobster made the difference. QR 110 (€22.00)
An amazing Thai dish that I found exceptional was the Kaeng kali koong. (Prawns in yellow curry) A dish full of color, mild and mellow enough but it does give a little kick of heat at the end of each mouthful, which I loved. QR 85 (€17.50) An irresistible dish that you should try!
Another dish coming from the same region is the Pia nung manao. I love ...
... an organized tour.
We approach them by car but unfortunately we just spend a couple of hours by the coast only! The water is very shallow and muddy but I enjoy a long stroll which is a way of exercising.
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