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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... is the Paris of the East. Istanbul has been host to three (at least) empires - the Greek, Roman, and Ottoman having been the most culturally influential. Let's face it - in terms of size and population, Istanbul could kick Paris's derrier. Still, Paris is the Paris of Paris. Desole. But I just got here! All I know is it took almost an hour to get from the airport to my hotel, which is in ancient Sultanahmet, a Unesco World Heritage ...
Heading north to Valencia we stopped off in Rugat which is close to the climbing areas of Salem and Gandia.
Thankfully Salem has a number of walls which face East and North so we managed to get a full days climbing in and be in tne shade most of the day. Gandia was not quite so shady but we did manage a couple of hours in ...
One of the joys of having plenty time is that you can be flexible with where we want to go and how long we stay somewhere. We have a rough week by week plan of where we want to be but not a day to day timetable.
However this can lead to multiple changes to the days itinerary. We alway start with plan "A" but this regularly can change to plan "B" and sometimes plan "C" appears out of no where! The other day we change our minds several times ...
Alicante wasn't as crowded as we had expected but it was nice to head back into the hills away from the coast.
Jo had found one of the very few campsites away from the coast that is up in the hills. It was very quiet when we arrived on Friday afternoon but got busier over the weekend but was still very relaxing. Even managed to get a good walk up the local mountain including the scramble up to the very top. And ...
... the pool at the hotel. There we enjoyed a few drinks before hitting the town. Half the group went to a British restaurant where they had delicious roasted chicken. The other half went back to old town where we enjoyed more sangria, tapas, and shopping. We of course had to spoil ourselves with treats! After enjoying all the treats we took our time walking along the boardwalk back to the hotel. Tomorrow we are back on the road to ...