Buyuk Sumela Hotel

Cevizlik Mevki Macka , Trabzon, Turkish Black Sea Coast, 61750, Turkey | Hotel
Prices starting from $99.00

Travel Blogs from Trabzon

A long way to see a monastery

A travel blog entry by debbie.chung


... a direct translation of the Greek name Ouros Melß, meaning Black Mountain) within the Pontic Mountains range, in the Maška district of Trabzon Province in modern Turkey.Nestled in a steep cliff at an altitude of about 1,200 metres facing the Altındere valley, it is a site of great historical and cultural significance, as well as a major tourist attraction within Altındere National Park. The monastery was founded in 386 AD during the reign of the Emperor Theodosius I (375 - ...

Bush camping and drive days

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann


... especially the ones at approx 5.15am. We had a good quality call in Istanbul, and the worst has been in Permukkale, he was next door and kept stopping and starting, so just as you thought he was done, he would start again. We all got up.

Today we are at a campsite near Sumela monastery and we have 2 competing mosques. Given the 7pm call, they are both OK, and seem to do quite quick calls, I guess we will have to wait for our 5.15am calls to judge properly, I am sure it ...

Trabzon and the Sumela monastery

A travel blog entry by jillmac


... english and all I can say in Tukish is hello, goodbye and thankyou! Next we drove back down the mountains past hydro-electric stations and tunnels being carved through the rocky mountains into the city again where we visited the lovely Ayasofya church, a former Greek Orthodox church dating back to the 13th century which has unfortunately been converted to a mosque. They have however preserved the beautiful frescoes lining the walls and ceilings and it had ...

Merhaba, Merhaba, Merhaba

A travel blog entry by gothard


... our very own watchdog. He watched everything all night and whenever anyone moved he barked and growled. Going to make a visit this morning was not much fun with fangs in tow especially when in a vulnerable position with your pants down.
Fortunately I pulled them up in time and went for my run and explored a nearby village where you nearly always find a bakers open. I bought 2 loaves for double the going rate but as that ...

From Trabzon to Alucra

A travel blog entry by shawndeleu


... relieved to find a restaurant still open, right next door to our hotel. They seemed to have only one thing on order - huge kofta sandwiches, which we delicious. The next morning, we managed to find at seat at the same place, this time very busy with people ordering hearty soup with bread for breakfast. Turns out most of these people were passengers on the buses that were making a stop in this town.



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