Moevenpick Hotel Sana'a
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... but seemed to know that it was really respectful to exit before we arrived home. So anyway the kid (who's 20- or so he says, I'm guessing younger) gave me his number to call if I needed anything. He told me his name was "Alex" which is so ridiculous one knows it's not true. So that's the second number in two days I've gotten from random peeps.
P.S. At the Russian Club when Yousof left for like 20 minutes to talk on ...
... br> with pomegranate seeds, potato salad, chicken , and some sort of
non-piggy sausage. I'm not the world's biggest meat eater but the
whole meal was fantastic. But then we decided to take the “trail”
to some “waterfalls.”
so apparently there is a trail but we missed most of it and scampered
up some rocks. Hence the “” around trail. “Waterfalls” means
beedun (w/o) water. So these cutie ...
... about.) At some point, somehow Aaron and I ended up without Felix and we meandered to the old city.
Remember the picture of the really happy looking man with bright orange 'henna-hair' in the last blog? I'm going to repost his picture as a refresher anyway. Well, Aaron and I were in the old city and I hear some sort of Yemeni version of 'holla' and I see the man from the restaurant. He spoke in Arabic and neither of ...
... I'm sure it
had a use but it kind of looked like the Puyallup fairgrounds post
fair. And over a sort of impromptu dump I saw the wall. THE wall. Of
Old Sana'a. I was so unbelievably excited. The interior of those
walls was what I had come for. Not for Arabic nor for my Evergreen
class but for the centuries of history steeped into the walls (in
some places the wall in 48 feet thick) of the city. (P.S. No pictures
today. Inshallah tomorrow.) I mean, ...
Before I get started on this extremely long, long blog, I'd like to address somethings.
1) I've been requested to list what the awful airline food contained:
Greasy, nasty hash brown patty thing
Peaches and pears in the thick syrup
The worst croissant OF ALL TIME!
2) A quick discussion of in-flight movies: The selections are listed by flight:
SeaTac to Chicago: "Letters to Juliet" -- that's ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center