Travel Blogs from Alsancak
Bulbul, the Turkish word for 'nightingale,' is the name of the mountain where the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, May have spent the last years of her life. The Vatican, however, has presented varied opinions, depending on the Pope that is presenting the opinion - some say that it was, in fact, Mary's home, while others are ...
... doing just that!!! We had a great time wandering through what looked like snowy ponds, but which were hard as feck and warm as a bath, traversing through minefields of fat tourists and Russians in G-bangers! When it was finally time to leave, we had great laughs with the other Aussies about each others day and it was back on the bus for the excruciating drive back to Selcuk. Most everyone fell asleep on the bus, and were absolutely shattered when we all ...
... goes into these rugs is mind blowing. Watching how the silk is gathered from the silkworm cocoons is also very interesting you wonder how somebody actually thought of this process. From here we went to a traditional Turkish pancake house or lunch very nice. The onto the house of Virgin Mary what a beautiful serene spot. Said a couple of prayers lit a candle for dad drank some holy water and left a message on the wishing wall. Back to our hotel early today for ...
... condition, and of course we had much in common as our "star-day" is the same! :P The rest of the time I spent it eating doner, which is the way they call what we ussually know as kebab. However, kebab in turkey means the actual plate with meat and salad that you eat with fork, and they call doner to the general roll of meat which they often put in normal bread like a sandwich, or durum when ut goes as a roll with a kind of tortilla similar ...
... street a block away from our hotel, and all the buildings seemed to be rather dilapidated. I began to question our hotel and its purpose – it seemed to me that love motel was the most logical term to grant it.
Not to worry though, as the next morning we woke up, had breakfast, hit the gym, had some lunch, rushed for train (tardy mate!!!) and are now being carried along at a lazy pace to Pamukkale, a natural phenomenon of calcite shelves and a roman pool to bathe ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility