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TravelPod Member ReviewsCelay Hotel Ovacik
2nd may 2014
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The Insight tour began last night with getting luggage tag and wake up call time. Not a worry as in bed by 9 so am up at 6. We depart at 0800 for a private ferry ride for a different view this astounding city. The other 37 tour buddies are mainly women and mostly Australian. I am a lone Kiwi chick!! Should be able to handle it!!! 1st Dinner was onion soup, beef stroganoff Turkish style (!!!!) and cream ...
We left you on Shabbat in Tel Aviv a couple of weeks ago - things had brightened up and we were looking forward to exploring a new country. All in all, our brief Israeli odyssey was great, even squeezing in an all too quick peak at life on the other side of check points on the West Bank. The food, the people and the places left us wanting more - for what even Bridge thinks will be a mandatory return trip one day. Today, I'm writing from yet another long distance bus in Turkey. We did ...
... large tile piece, approximately 12 square wide and 15 squares tall that was going to Hamburg.
From there a walk along a street with many wooden houses, some under renovation and other very much in need of renovation.
Walked to the Dönenıer Camii (mosque) which was used by the Mevlevi dervish group (Whirling Dervish).
Back to the hotel, then out for our last dinner with Liz and Doug as they head back to Istanbul and Sue and I head south to Antalya in the ...
Today we decided to visit all the small museums in the old part of town as they would be closed tomorrow. Our first stop was Tile and Ceramic Museum in a building that was the soup kitchen of a complex built by the last ruler of the Germiyan Principality next to the Great Mosque. Making ceramics started five thousand years ago in this area. The ceramics on display were beautiful with very intricate designs.
Also next to the Great Mosque is the ...
Today we headed for Kütahya. We took a taxi, 2 Mini buses, a shuttle, an Autobus and another taxi to get here- all within 4 hours. Pretty good!
Our original plan had been to stop a Bilecik. We found however that it was mostly a manufacturing town. There were huge porcelain factory, many large marble quarries in the side of mountains and an aluminum plant. Then just further down the road at Inönü there was a large Ford plant and a very large ceramics ...