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... be Safranbolu, a UNESCO World Heritage site, some 240 km north of Ankara. This brought us back to the Black Sea region and in the opposite direction of where we wanted to be (Central Turkey). The weather forecast for Safranbolu was equally bad but we decided to take our chances.
Safranbolu's Old Town preserves many historical buildings from the Ottoman era and walking through its narrow winding hilly streets is a magical experience. You are transported ...
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Safranbolu, patrimoine mondial Ottoman
Safranbolu, connu pour ses maisons ottomanes restaurées est classé patrimoine mondial.
Puisqu'il n'y a pas de camping à Safranbolu nous nous sommes renseignés chez la police locale. Ils ont directement téléphoné et organisé un emplacement chez les sapeurs-pompiers qui nous ont accueillit très chaleureusement.
... mtns - alpine chalets,deer signs,tarns, conifer forests. The main pass was above the treeline.Turned off the Istanbul Rd at Gerede and turned E and then N into more mtns.
Once I'd cleared the industrial wasteland that is Karabuk and gone over the hill there in front was a perfectly intact, partially preserved C18/19 merchant town. No wonder it has UNESCO listing. I slowly worked my way along the narrow cobbled lanes to ...
... to deter people with most of the cars appearing to be less than 5 years old. We passed many many trucks along the route with a lot of them (the ones with the top heavy loads) on their way to Iran.
Safranbolu was on the Silk Road and was a center for Saffron. It takes about 3,000 Saffron flowers to make 100gms of Saffron – hence its high cost. Safranbolu was designated ...
... small jars, to powder in the herbal shops advertising the benefits to one’s health and the various ways to use saffron to this effect, as well as saffron tea.
Our last day in Safranbolu it rained pretty steadily most of the day, which came as some relief. We ventured out for awhile and walked up to the other high point on the opposite side of town, where the ‘Government Building’, also the city museum is located. It ...