Anemon Izmir Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... today and were sad to leave. 3 days was not nearly enough time as we were rushing around to see everything without getting much time to relax. Yesterday was a little better since we packed a lot into the first two days, but there was still more that we wanted to see. A couple of top things we did Friday were a Turkish bath house (hammam) and a cruise along the Bosporus straight. The Turkish bath was unlike anything we have ever done. Basically you go into a hot room ...
... Centre at the ancient kingdom of Pergamon. Went for a walk along the water front at Izmir lots fishing if only I listened to Michael Jerks. What an experience crossing the road. Used the pedestrian crossing with the lights nearly got run over on the Island by a motor scooter doing a U turn using the pedestrian crossing then was ...
... and European. Kemalist (after Mustafa Kemal Atatürk) as they call it here. In the entire time we were visiting we only heard the call to prayer once and that was in the distance. There were only a few covered women. The dogs were on leads. Beer was openly consumed. It was a strange environment was familiar yet foreign to us. It was difficult to put our fingers on it. There was something more trying to break the surface that just wasn't there yet.
... tiring. After lunch we made our stop at the Turkish rug opportunity. They explained how the life cycle of the silk worm, how the silk is unravelled from the cocoon, how the rugs are knotted. Then then showed us some beautiful silk rug pictures that are so valuable because of the workmanship - they take about 5 years to make and are registered with Sotherbys. Then they showed us lots of different rugs ...
Today is my last day in Turkey and I wanted to say thank you to this country and her people. With the exception of Scotland, my ancestral homeland, I have never enjoyed visiting any country more than Turkey. Over two weeks I have received the warmest, most hospitable and most humane treatment from almost every single Turk I have met in any circumstance. This country holds some of the most significant historical treasures in the ...