Ibis Alger Aeroport
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**For the blog to date, I have not spelled Rafik's name correctly.
Dunno what was happening in the room last night but the exterior window rattled and something near the hall door clunked. The room was nevertheless warm enough.
Up for a bathtub shower with lots of hot water. Got some emails done [Tobacco Man's head under a blanket with my night light on]. A bit of a computer scare when I did a Windows' update and the screen went blank; all sorted.
A poor sleep as Tobacco Man, apparently with ice water for blood, had the room too hot, quite apart from his snoring; just two more sleeps. What was the single supplement for this trip?
Saw 0515 and got up for some ablutions, including an uninterrupted shower. Tobacco Man continued his dorkiness, ignoring my 'good morning'.
True to form, no wifi in the room. I am packed and really just waiting for our rather bland brekkie. Heading out, a staff member was coming ...
No big surprise that little sleep on the flight. Couldn't even scope out the flight on the monitor as that was not functioning. AC still has its same, very ******, music options.
The chef must have slaved over the packaged banana cake that constituted brekkie [along with an OJ]. We were early, landing at 0614. Eventually to the gate. Said farewell to my seat mate and sorted the Algiers flight at B1.
I cleared customs, finding myself ...
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 ...
We got a glimpse of downtown Algiers last night. After dinner downtown we spent a little time in the main square surrounded by large classical buildings built during the period of French control that ran from around 1830 until the Algerians won their independence in 1962 after a brutal 8year rebellion. The square was brightly lit with a lot people enjoying the evening despite a mild rain ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking