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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Swimming pool
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... They've done an amazing job building a woman's shelter in India all with local materials and knowledge in the little Himalayan foothills. Back to Hania. It's fun driving in an ancient city. Alleys are narrow, cobblestone is slippery and drivers are, like everywhere, impatient and often idiotic. If you use a signal it's a sign you're from out of town. Headlights on the highway, foolishness. Double solid indicates someone will be passing in your ...
... it somehow to your mouth. Only the uncle speaks limited English and we feel like we are aliens from another planet. There are feral cats wandering around, a cute dog, and homegrown produce everywhere. The single aunt, with hands like bear paws, shows us her kitchen that is carved from part of the mountain with one light bulb. Now we aren’t sure if we should be worried, scared, impressed or delighted that we have seen a part ...
... and delightful maze of alleys and side streets. The area is a mix of Byzantine, Greek, Venetian and Turkish architecture. Tomorrow is a sea day. So we are just going to be lazy. The only thing we have to do tomorrow is meet face to face with Israeli immigration officials. We have an appointment with them in the morning. Those officials came on board in Barcelona. The following day we will be in Israel. It will be Happy Hour ...
On Katherine's to do list from her 1976 trip to Europe after university was the hike down the Samaria Gorge. At 16 km, it is the longest gorge in Europe. It was a bridge too far then but not this time, 40 years later. This time we were staying in Hania which is the closest city to the Gorge. We booked a round trip bus from our hotel. Although the pickup time was earlier than a regular bus we were guaranteed ...
... no more!!
Packed up and alarms set for a 4 number... YEP... A 4 Number!! Ready for what we hoped would not become The Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Travel Day! It was going to be quick and easy and we would be home in the blink of an eye!! ;)
** Our last few photographs did not turn out including a last selfie... so I have "borrowed" from the internet to remind us of how things looked on our last night here!