Hotel Hale Kai
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... be given an address of a bank where we need to pay money (30 min drive away) before application can be processed. 3) An hour later by underground and taxi we arrive at bank, pay money, obtain a receipt which we need to return to the Consulate. 4) Consulate now closed for the day so the next day get in taxi, drive 20 min from Old Town to Consulate to provide proof of payment. 5) Consulate ask us to come back the next day whilst they keep our passports to process. Due to ...
... dip as to what ship you get, and we certainly got lucky. My spirits were slightly quelled when our radio man friend Samir told us that the sister ship to ours sank 2 years ago killing all but 7 people on board in 8 meter seas. He assured us that our ship was perfectly seaworthy and gave us a full guided tour of the ship to put peoples fears to rest. As good as the ship was however it seemed to take forever for things too get moving. From our 5:30am wake up ...
... Here is what he said: " You were over the speed limit, 64 in a 60. That is 100EUR." Anna of course says: Sure, I was over, but it is very small and 100 EUR!!!. Show me your fines catalog or law. They are talking via an interpreter on the phone btw, a buddy of the cop. So the guy leaves through the catalog and show her the fine. 100 EUR for speeding over 30 km/h over the limit! Her 4 km/h aren't even in the catalog, for 10km/h over it is 20 EUR....what an ...
... us anymore. And since 18 months of 'studying English' had not really helped the boys with forming English sentences, our conversations were also quite short.
We did make clear to them that all we wanted to do was listen to the Evrovision song, play some Nard and meet his parents, and so we did! His parents did not turn out to speak any English either, though we thought Aziz had told us they did. But after a short weird look ("what are these ...
... traditions and their ancient histories. What I think they all share in common is a sense of community, a deep attachment to family, and strong sense of hospitality - as a Georgian proverb goes "A stranger is a gift from God."
On our last night in Armenia, we sat with our host, watching thunder clouds roll in over the forest-clad mountains. As the light waned, he proposed a toast. Topping up our vodka, he raised his glass and said "To a little-bit better world." I'll drink to that.