Grand Hotel Mercure Alger Aeroport
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... hear me enter the night before: a thanks for my quiet. Just what is this world coming to? The wind is more of an issue at the moment than the rain. Got off a bit late than the scheduled 0830 start.
We will go to the furthest of three stops and work our way back toward Algiers. The Trainspotter and Erwin were chatting about constitutional democracy, Tobacco Man chiming in to complain about the voting patterns back home along generational lines. He's evidently a Tory in ...
... would we have to put our carry on through an arrival screening when it had one on departure? The baggage carousel was slow but eventually off c 1140. Had to chuckle that Tobacco Man sheathed his checked luggage. It is wet in Algiers. Saw a Tassili Airlines [akin to the Tassili camembert; must fly the cheese around the country].
Tedious drive into town. Legal Eagle was not sure why the House of Lords morphed into the Supreme Court, other than it was Tony Blair's ...
... 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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