Travel Blogs from Algiers
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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.
... B1. Used the facilities and decided a java was necessary 2.5 E. Over to the rather empty B1 area to do the diary. Ms Merkel, where is your free wifi? Stumbling around, I found a complimentary hour via the good people at Telekom. Had a chance to upload the uneventful day one of the trip to the blog and check out the news. Picked up a copy of the International New York Times.
On a walkabout, B1 had become B61. The boarding area was a clear ...
... 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 ...
... final count on trip members is 12 customers, 2 local experts on Algerian culture and the owner of the travel company. Today we took a bus trip to nearby Cherchell to visit 2 archeological museums to see some Roman statuary and learn some history, but mainly to see some magnificent Roman mosaics. After Cherchell we went to Tipasa for a large seafood feast, then visited a World Heritage site ...
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