Celik Palas Hotel Safranbolu
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... we had to try some. I was expecting it to be horrible as I don't usually like turkish delight, but this I actually liked because it had a different texture and had nuts in. We all bought some sweets to take back with us. There were also other old shops which sold hand made jewellery, lamps and model ottoman style houses. I bought a ottoman house candle holder!
It started to get dark at around 4:30 so we took the bus back to Ankara.
... but is a developer with properties in Istanbul and spent time developing projects in France.Dinner was at a small quaint restaurant. Many locals do not speak English so the menu proved to be challenging. As we were trying to decide what to eat a fellow from a nearby table cam to assist us. He was in the Turkish military currently assigned to NATO and the head of his section was a Canadian. He was travelling with his wife (an operating room nurse) and a ...
... hundreds of houses and mansions. Our hotel is a renovated 250 year old mansion which has all the modern amenities. Much of the original has been preserved so you have to remove your shoes when entering the building. There is a very pleasant patio which we are sitting in at the moment. We walked into the old city this afternoon and the various markets. the city is in fact named after a particular variety ...
... local guide will take me there. So we finished lunch, walked to the Turkish delight place. Oh my my my they are delicious. But full of sugars!!! Oh...I told the shop owner (who also are family generations of making Turkish delight for hundreds years) that I will be back with different group. Shop owner was happy to give me business card so I can find them.
Time to return to the hotel. Local guide realised he gave the others the wrong direction back to the hotel. I laughed my ...
... the past few decades neatly catalogued and organized. How it fit into the City Museum in Safranbolu was not clear to us. But we were happy to visit it. The remainder of the musuem featured interesting displays on Safranbolu's history. V found it hard to move away from the confectionary store display. Another room featured a recreation of a saffron (from which the town's name is derived) store. Outside the museum is a great display of replica mini clock towers ...
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