Saturday was our exploration
day. We went downtown and bought tickets for a cool
double-decker bus tour. The line to catch a bus - we soon found
out - was a block long and wrapped back around twice. After five
minutes I decided we'd walk to the previous stop three blocks away,
where thankfully there was NO LINE. The tour was cool and I took
a ton of pictures. We got off a few times to look around and
such. We had two - not one, but TWO - Asian tour guides with
very heavy accents. It took a bit for what they said to
register, but they were hilarious. I learned that there was no
AC is the 1800's and that there were also no cars. AND, if there
are a lot of local people lined up at a restaurant, it is popular.
ground zero was probably my highest priority and we made it there
mid-day. It was a grim reminder of Allah's tolerance for
"infidels." You can't really write much about being there, you
kind of just have to be there.
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