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... car wash to wash off the mud on the car (oh boy, you should see the mud on the car! :-)). We got to Kamiak Butte around 6pm. It turned out this butte was quite different from Steptoe. We would have to hike up the trail to the top which we did not do today. We then drove to Pullman and back to Colfax. The weather turned much better towards the evening. As the sun went down, it shed golden light on everything! Just gorgeous! We definitely will need to pick a spot ...
... other kinds
of foods such as yabraq, grape leaves stuffed with meat and rice and rolled up into cigars, and kleeja, pieces of cake sprinkled with a mix of aromatic spices. It was absolutely delicious and afterwards both Ge, Elina and I agreed that we had learned a lot about Aleppo cuisine, not
to mention our full stomachs. Unfortunately our visit to Aleppo was a bit shorter than the other cities, but we truly enjoyed the time we spent wandering the city.
... Amelia by a swim in the pool....it was promised many times on our
long car ride! The pool here is nice and warm....they have both an indoor and
outdoor pools which is nice since it was only in the 60's here....a little
chilly for July 1!
After swimming it was time for a much needed nap. While we napped, Grammy and
Papa took a walk and found the Canada Day festivities. I guess there were booths
... Sea and Mesopotamia.
The ancient name of the city, Halab, is also its Arabic name in the modern day. Halaba in Aramaic means white, referring to the color of soil andmarble abundant in the area. Another proposed etymology is that the name Halab means "gave out milk," coming from the ancient tradition thatAbraham gave milk to travelers as they moved throughout the region.
Aleppo is characterized by mixed architectural styles, having been ruled, among the ...
... had to cross the road, a challenge in itself and always a hazard with the random nature of Syrian driving, to get to what would become my primary street vendor for a few days. Shawarma! A kind of chicken kebab from a dirty stall with a dirty man handling money, food and heaven knows what else while preparing the food. But tasty! And only 50 Syrian Pounds (SYp), the equivalent of 70 pence. Bargain!
Next day was a walk to the Citadel, ...