Travel Blogs from Canakkale
Have I mentioned cucumbers, egg plant, tomatoes, yogurt, olives or pudding? Now very familiar with all of the aforementioned products. Forgot to tell you that we have also been the captive subjects of a turkish delight (lokum) store, onyx outlet, ceramic outlet, carpet weaving demonstration and carpet showing ( I did like seeing the silk coccoons …
We left Istanbul yesterday and rode the bus for hours. We reached our final destination, Canakkale, across the river from Galipoli where a battle was fought and half a million lives were lost. It was mostly a battle between the Turks who were allies with Germany and the Brits who didn't have enough soldiers and so brought Australian and New Zealand …
Tonight I am sleeping in Canakkale (Sha-knock-ah-lay), which is between Gallipoli and Troy and lies on the Dardenelles, near the Aegean Sea. We arrived at the "Golden Hour" so I raced up to my room to drop off my gear and then back outside to catch the sunset.
We left Istanbul early this morning and spent much of the day on the bus. We …
We rose early the next morning for a bus trip along the coast of European Turkey, to a ferry which took us to the Asian side. From there we headed to the ruins of Troy where we climbed a mock version of the Trojan Horse before walking back through Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey It’s history spans over 4000 years. Troy became famous by Homer …
Today we deviate from the tour schedule that the others will be staying on.
When we registered for the tour we made it clear we wanted to spend some time at Gallipoli. The others on the tour did not have a similar interest so we were dropped off at our hotel in Canakkale after our visit to Troy while the others continued on to …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsAkol Hotel Canakkale
Awesome location. Nice hotel, a bit worn, but comfortable. Pool in bad condition and not appealing, but otherwise good.
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