Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Algiers
... to do. I grabbed a taxi and went down to the central train station. My driver was a friendly chap who aspired to leave Algeria before he died - his words not mine. He described the country as 'une catastrophe' which translates pretty readily. I popped out and found out the train time (singular) which unfortunately wasnt until the next morning. This seems like the kind of information one would research before but the latest guide book available on Algeria ...
... Hyun-ah impression that I'd been practicing with homeless people the night before (hence the late packing). The best thing about being in quasi-business is getting off the plane first so I skipped jauntily to immigration and sped through with my visa. In arrivals, I changed some money and got an Algerian sim. I always try and get a sim if I am staying in a country long enough. Firstly it lets you stay in contact with everyone at home ...
... bit below the Tango of the night before. Chatted alot about Cuba with Ms Wino and Tony.
Strained goodbyes to Mr and Mrs Quiet. The Caricature, Madame Pretentious, DOG, Old Goat and Haggus Baggus drifted off into the night; no loss. Can't recall if said au revoir to Eyebrows. An invite to home if in the area of the Legal Eagle and Ms Wino. Things broke up c 2220.
Tobacco Man was still up reading. Did some journal stuff until nearly 2300 and conked.
... got back to the Hotel Safir c 1240. I arranged to go with Tony to the Post Office for some pix and then lunch.
The streets of Algiers were busy but it was a relaxed feel. Reached the Post Office. It is an impressive older structure with an equally interesting interior. The architecture therein speaks northern African than anything else ie the columns were not Greek in inspiration.
Tony had frequented Top Chicken on several prior occasions for its fried ...
... the Algiers route is not a biggie for Lufthansa. The Airbus 319-100 was parked out on a runway. Rain was our going away present.
The flight was pretty much full. Had a form to fill in and I fumbled around with it re my French [getting chunks of it wrong, the guy at customs reworking several areas].
Lunch was before 1100, seemingly an omelette topped with potatoes. The time passed as I screwed up a sudoku.