Lancaster Hotel Raouche
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... plus home made desert. All the weight I worked so hard to get off before our trip i'm afraid is going to be piled back on at this rate!!! I've been eating so much carbs it's not even funny. Barely any vegetables but that's because since the tap water isn't drinkable, i'm paranoid of getting sick from veggies washed in tap water so i'm cautious of which ones to eat (mostly ones you can peel). The bride's mom did serve avocados that were grown in her backyard!! ...
... acting as
a tour guide for a small group worked her magic on the security guards
and got us in. Additionally everyone bought stuff at the gift shop
without a cashier. I'm sure the guards left a note with ...
... into the centre of town for a coffee and some people watching. They actually have military check points and roadblocks to stop cars entering the area as they are concerned about the possibility of car bombs.
Next up was the Mohammed al –Amin mosque in which slain president Rafiq Hariri is buried. Also next door is St Georges cathedral which is dated back from the crusades. Both of them were pretty spectacular in there ...
... The tourist trade has been hit hard by recent wars with an almost resigned expectation of future conflict. We checked into the Hotel Jupiter, which was run by an engaging guy – who remarkably evidenced a somewhat unique business model. He demonstrated this by doing his utmost to dissuade some, we thought rather pleasant, Japanese tourists from staying by showing them his worst rooms. Tim had to disappear for a walk as I was finding ...
What a fabulous day I am having. Not only is the sun shining so brightly that it is actually quite hot, but (much more importantly) WE HAVE FOUND SOMEWHERE TO LIVE! I am so thrilled. I am really looking forward to getting out of the hotel so that we can really start to build a life here and do simple things like prepare our own breakfast and cook our own supper. Can't wait. We'll be moving on Tuesday, since that is when the flat ...