Travel Blogs from Ankara
... Turk I did not like. I will come back here, I'm determined. Ankara has been a great city to live in, I think if I had been doing the same job in Istanbul, it would've been twice as hard. It feels like home!
So, to my onFoote Followers, thanks for joining me on this trip! I use this blog as a way of keeping my memories alive for me, and its lovely to hear so many of you saying that you not only read, but enjoy, my blogging.
Til the next time!
... free and I just had to get a copy of my visas from before Turkmenistan and after Turkmenistan and a copy of the passport.
I came to Turkey about 4 years ago and loved it. I passed through Ankara, which is the capital of the Asia side and wasn't impressed. This time was a bit different. I only stayed in the city center. When I passed through years ago, I saw ...
... walls, and amazing craftsmanship on all pieces of
furniture. After the castle, we grabbed some lunch at the hotel and got on our
train to head back to München. When we got back it was quite late, so got a
late dinner and had a beer with some friends we made who just recently
graduated from UConn.
On the 25th we decided to explore München a bit
more, we went to the market to grab some cheap breakfast ...
... and decided it wasn’t the city’s fault. It also wasn’t it’s fault that I was tired and grumpy. I gave the place a chance and from then on it seemed to treat me ok. I made my way back to the hotel and got some cheap cans of Efes from across the road, beer wasn’t cheap overall, nowhere near as cheap as doners but I suppose a muslim country would rather have people eat ten doners than drink ten pints. Back to my room and mmmm....sleep ...
... C9). Inside some of the walls are even older......ran the gauntlet of tourist trinket shops & pavement vendors all the way to the East Tower. Worth the aggravation - 360 deg commanding views of modern & ancient Ankara. Needed to escape the tourist scrum so sought out some paths less travelled - wandered the crumbling, non-touristy quarter of the village within the walls. Very basic peasant existence....lane walls at all angles, many houses in a state of near ...