Adana Akdeniz Hotel
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An unscheduled day at leisure in Ankara. Was meant to be on the day train to Adana but for reasons outlined in the Istanbul blog I'm having to take the night train departing this evening.
I really am the only guest in the hotel. It's like a Scooby Doo hotel. I once had to put a colleague up in a hotel on the outskirts of Frankfurt (as there was a major Messe and no rooms available anywhere) which we nicknamed the Scooby Doo hotel for the pretty much the ...
So ended up clearing immigration at Istanbul and rescheduling my flight to 4pm. Took about one hour to reschedule the flight and pay nothing. The "pay nothing" was the problem. They refused to believe it was their fault. To start with it was just " but you missed your flight, book and pay for another" 100 euro, not likely.
Then had to fill in for 6 hours. Decided just to chill in the airport as will get to spend time in ...
... shake his hand. They then all gathered round him super close to hang on his every word even though they couldnt really speak English. Gary was a celebrity to them. Even after the game a few wanted to have a photo with him. It was so nice to see the boys appreciation and admiration on their faces, it was really sweet. Afterwards time for one beer and then bed. It had been another fabulous day in Turkey. Tomorrow we are heading south to the Syrian ...
We were planning to wake up early but we still weren't expecting the 4.30m wake up call...the call to prayer from the local mosque was SO loud it could have been in the tent! Oh well at least we knew we had one more hour to snooze. We woke up at 5.30am to the "sssshhhhh" sound of what we found out to be the hot air balloons over head and by 6am we were up, dressed and heading up to the top of the ridge to check them all out hovering in and ...
... with loads of questions about training and gear, but the opposition quickly realized there was no substitute for sticking to the game plan as a team and giving 100% every time you touched the puck! Overall a great session with some very passionate and talented players who will more than likely be my opposition on the international circuit in the future!
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