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Before exiting the bus at Tipaza we sang 'Happy Birthday' to Shoki. Erwin had got nice pastries at the lunchtime bakery for all save the gluten-free person [unknown] and the diabetic [Tobacco Man].
Tipaza, the last Algerian WHS on the tour, was glimpsed at 1346. Had to wait for the guide so an espresso with Tony. Had a meander down to the remnants of the great baths. The rain has dropped off but still enough of a drizzle to cause ...
... when the chap spoke ample English. Tony hoped he could live long enough for medical science to allow him to take a picture without Haggus Baggus getting in the way.
We left at 1710, the day's touring done, if delayed. Mr Caricature, sit your big ass down on the bus and stop clogging the aisle.
There are lots of modest corporate ripoffs here. Saw a 'McBen' fast food place. Saw other variations thereof in other towns, including for KFC.
... to get a bit of the lowdown from Erwin.
Most across the street thereafter to Restaurant Djurdjura. Had chicken and french fries plus lots of olives 350 AD. The food came very fast and was fine. Tony has done a good deal of traveling, including the Shongololo Express.
Mucked up a post-dinner beer but a chance to get the wifi code and update the blog before it falls behind.
Showered and bed thereafter. The alarm is set for 0430.
... and even had lunch in a private home there. It was easy to imagine all sorts of evil going on in the area but we saw none and it was a pleasant walk on hot sunny day. At the market at the foot of the Casbah there were lots of people doing their normal shopping. We're now planning our week in Rome and because Rome is so well known, we haven't decided how much, if any, blogging we'll ...
... 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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