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... align perfectly with the walls of another section as though a surveyor transom hd been used. In front of the temple there remains a stone where animal sacrifices were carried out. There is a depression and an opening from that which led to a channel that carried the blood over the side of the castle.
A special treat was encountering the caretaker if the site who has been there for some 40 years. The old man ...
... speed of 89kph. Fastest speed on the tour so far is recorded as 166kph though I'm pretty sure I went somewhat faster on occasion, so maybe Tomtom likes to err on the low side.
The mountain range before we reached the border is the most remote place I have ever been in my life.
The border is very busy with hundreds of trucks pulled up in lines waiting to get their chance to ...
... contacts for places to stay in Europe and Africa. From here, my bus ride towards Georgia was largely uneventful, except for the rockslide that occurred a few cars ahead of us and closed the road for a while (hours) until the construction crew arrived to clear it out. And this is why you never travel without food and water, and it's corollary, always have a plastic bag with you to put left over bread from meals, so you always have extra (free) ...
... had been the cause of my misery the night before, I discovered that the only place for wifi was in their reception. I hadn’t seen it the night before given that I was rushed, like an A&E patient, to my room via dinner. However, on inspection that morning I found rivers of tears running down my cheeks. Firstly, the reception area was a large bare white room. There was no art but in its place were hundreds of exposed wires decorating the walls. Interestingly, ...
... Delilah cutting off Samson's hair., as well as more mundane scenes of life at the ancient palace. The views from the church are stunning. Next we returned to the mainland for a visit to the nearby village for insights into Kurdish culture and a traditional lunch prepared by a family in their home.
Later that afternoon, we visited Cavustepe, a royal Urartian citadel consisting of temple buildings, a palace, sacrificial ...
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