Tuesday, 6 February 2007

2007 ride

FTW 2007 ITINERARY - DRAFT


SYRIA
Friday 6th April

By 5 pm
Arrive Syria (Aleppo International Airport – not Damascus)
Register on arrival at the Areeba FWT 2007 desk at the airport to register and for transfer to hotel.
Passport and admin check - by ??

8 pm
Preparation of bikes and equipment
Welcome to Syria dinner in Tourning Restaurant in Aleppo, followed by a general ride briefing by Detta and Fares.
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All Day
Country coordinators to arrange arrival*


SYRIA
Saturday 7thApril

Cycle in Aleppo (30 km)
Organised tour to Aleppo Citadel and Souk (on foot)

8 pm
Dinner at al Wali Restaurant
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From the hotel to the Citadel. Photo opportunities en route. 1 pitstop close to the citadel. Return to the hotel via different route*


SYRIA
Sunday 8th April

Breakfast at hotel
Buses to Baghdad Train Station
FTW train to Lattakia
Lunch on train
Arrive in Lattakia (after 3 hours)Drop luggage in trucks (40 km)
Cycle from Train Station to Hotel
Free time
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Cycle from station to hotel. 2 pit stops enroute *
Dinner at participant expense *



SYRIA - LEBANON
Monday 9th April

Buses from Lattakia to Beirut. (20 km)
Cycle in West Beirut
Official welcome at UNESCO
Overnight Beirut

LEBANON
Tuesday 10th April

(50 km)
Cycle from Beirut to Sidon
Overnight Sidon


LEBANON
Wednesday 11 April

Cycle from Sidon-Sour
Overnight Sour in camp


LEBANON - SYRIA
Thursday 12th April

Buses to Qana, Bint Jabel for area tour.
To Damascus by bus
Group meeting and chat at Cham Palace Hotel
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Conference at Cham Hotel to be coordinated by Areeba and Middle East coordinators*


SYRIA - JORDAN
Friday 13th April

Buses to Amman
Cycle in Jordan. Route TBC


JORDAN - PALESTINE
Saturday 14th April
Jericho

- Crossing point closes 1.30 pm -
Early start
Arrival in Jericho. Welcome and lunch with dignitaries and women leaders.
Afternoon: international conference will be held by International, Israeli and Palestinian Women in support of the cause of Peace and Justice.

8pm
Dinner and overnight in Jericho


PALESTINE
Sunday 15th April

Bus tour around the major land marks of Jericho
10.30 am Travel Jericho to Abu Dies -bus
11.30 am Arriving Abu Dies
Cycle around Abu Dies (A Jerusalem Suburb that have been heavily impacted by the Wall.
Lunch in Abu Dies
Travel to outskirts of Bethlehem - bus.
Cycle into Bethlehem.
Reception in Beit Sahour followed by dinner with the local community members mainly women
Folklore display
Overnight in Bethlehem


PALESTINE
Monday 16th April
Jerusalem

Early breakfast followed by a visit to the Church of the Nativity.
10.30 am Ride to Jerusalem.
Welcome to Jerusalem followed by lunch hosted by Women’s organisations.
Tour Jerusalem.
Cycle back to Bethlehem.
Overnight.


PALESTINE – JORDAN
Tuesday 17th April

Return to Amman by bus
Action plans
Farewells
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Action plan conference*


JORDAN
Wednesday 18th April

Departure (Amman airport)
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Country coordinators to coordinate departure*


* notes for the day

1 comment:

Baskalate said...

Fantastic................
Thank you.
xo xo xo