Travel Blogs from Izmir
... an exquisite shop and tea house, white with dark purple trim, really cute. She found a totally different cat figurine and bought it immediately. We spent quite a bit of time there because, really, we had nothing much to do.
As we continue to the elevator, we are overtaken by 2 tour groups. But this was not a bad thing – we got to joke around with some of them on the ride up. The top has great views and a nice tea house. But we ...
... ice cream! They had many flavors and it was hard to pick just one! Everyone at my table ordered two different kinds along with some delicious apple tea! I enjoyed chocolate chip and peach flavors! Little did we know, the shop owner's son would give us a show! At first he was very shy, but quickly warmed up! His mom taught music and was bilingual, as was he (or as much as he could be for only being one and a half!) He sang ...
... dressed with long skirts and tops and a headscarf. It was a nice lunch too – people have jelled very well albeit in perhaps three or four main ‘groups’ with a few floating from one to another.
Also at this place they were offering horse and cart rides......perhaps Nelson could export our own controversial horse and cart man, Hone ma Heke, to Turkey?
Straight after that we called in to another of the cuzzies, this ...
... it is next to redundant (and we are heading out in 30min). There is a reason why this structure is the way it is, but I couldn’t be ***** reading the signs about it. I just wanted to run around and splash in the water. One day, I may Wikipedia it. One of our final days was spent on the ancient site of Ephesus. This place was quite incredible. It had grandiose ancient structures, and we got to see a cat kill and eat a snake. It has lots of cats there ...
... and he won't understand until we get home and I show him the Sex In The City 2 Movie. If you have seen it, you will understand this next story better than most. Kamie really wanted a Fez today. I kept asking for one and people would say "You are Americans??!!" Well, of course we know it's a stupid souvenir but Kamie wants it to wear to work & show the kids so damn if we weren't going to find one. So, again, I asked a guy for a Fez and he smiles... ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet