Travel Blogs from Ordu
Those amongst you who have been paying attention and actually reading this stuff will remember Jochen losing his waterproof trousers in the topbox incident last Sunday. Up until yesterday we had been lucky enough with the weather and he hadn't needed them anyway. But we lost over two hours yesterday sitting out the weather and clearly that wasn't …
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May 2, 2014
TRABZON to GIRESUN 234Km
Otel Kit-Tür 100 TL
Breakfast at Mora Otel was a buffet, a surprise, since there was only one other guest. I loved the local specialty bread, big round loafs, one firm whole wheat and one reminded me of a moist yellow corn bread. I am not sure what the later was made from.
The weather forecast ...
Bought fresh bread and saw the coolest thing. You can buy a whole slap of dripping honey comb straight out of the beehive from the local shop. As in the whole wooden draw thing. Very tempted but we have already have had a watermelon, a carton of milk, a carton of juice and some medicine leak in the car so far. Honey would just be a nightmare! ...
... A friendly shopkeeper invites me inside, and we chat the best we can. Finally the rain stops. Giresun is half surrounded by steep mountains covered with lush vegetation, with road climbing up them that beckon to me. But the castle built on a steep hill right in the middle of the city calls to me first. It takes a couple of failed attempts to get up there--ending up following a dead end alley that leads to someone's patio. But finally I reach the top and am rewarding with ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet