SOS Cave Hotel
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... was very
narrow and through a couple of mountain passes. I always dread punctures
because we have to demount the top knot, and of course sods law said we had a
puncture right on the worst bit of road. What sod didn’t know however was that
someone upstairs was batting for us because our puncture occurred right opposite
a tiny tyre shop. Why there was a tyre shop on this bit of lonely road, and why
he was working on the religious holiday ...
... eaten to this day.
Next we stopped at what I can only describe as Bedrock. This place looked like it was straight out of “The Flintstones” and expected to see Fred drive around the corner in his foot-powered car. I took many pics in this valley, and of the most striking things were the rock s that look like natural penises. The basalt does not erode as easily as the pink rock and therefore the valley is littered, with hundreds of erect, phallic stones. I kept ...
... road yet to get there. We’ve appreciated the rock dwellings that we have seen from the motorbike or on foot, all the more after a few hours in an exceptionally well managed and reasonably priced museum. Dave also puts it out that he has his DP certificate (DP = duly performed) for church visits, for at least a year. The settlement was started thousands of years ago but the early Christians really expanded it as a place of ...
... of it. I don't know if it was the sun or if I have early onset Alzheimer's (If I do, btw, please make sure I have copies of my travel journals to entertain me once I'm housebound. Thanks.) but my frustration got the better of me. I hopped into a restaurant that had beanbag chairs and easy listening hits playing. Just what I needed. That and a beer. I spent a couple of hours in there unwinding and chatting with a Chinese tourist who was also traveling alone. He gave me ...
... a more authentic experience and the staff are more genuine. Not that staff aren't good in the tourist spots but places that seem to see less tourists seem to provide better service.
We inquire about some tours and my friend arranges a hot air balloon ride for sunrise over the valley. I've contemplated the same but suffering from vertigo and being cramped into a small basket with 20 other people, getting up a 3 am doesn't sound like fun to me. I would be grumpy with ...