Celik Palas Hotel Safranbolu
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... Aquaduct (Su Kemeri) high above the Tokatli Gorge. It was rainy but still we managed a quick peek.
We arrived in Safranbolu, "city center", a modern city with high-rises, parks and heavy traffic. Not the kind of place we expected. This couldn't be the right place, we knew.
This is the Place
... 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.
... indicated as a waterfall. More like a local stream with an old mill but was now a cafe. It appeared that there was also a small power plant using the stream flow. Many of the buildings in the town are in their original condition and are need of restoration. Just down from our hotel is a building which was just sold and we talked to the new owner who plans to convert it into a boutique hotel and likely a place to stay for his family when they visit. He is ...
... which is very expensive and grown in another village 22 km east of the city. There are many wood frame buildings some of which have been restored and others are in their original condition. Tomorrow we will do some more exploration because we are booked here for 2 nights. At the moment it is very pleasant just sitting in the patio area enjoying the background music, a local beer and the slight ...
... and knew I wasn't confident with his information. I'd be mad if I went back to hotel on my own and got lost somewhere. I didn't have the address of the hotel..lucky I didn't go earlier!
Local guide found old man and couple back at hotel OK, he apologised to them. They did went the long long way back to the hotel!!
We then chillaxing outside the hotel in the sun, having coffee and enjoy the view of Safranbolu.
Tomorrow we are going to Istanbul. Another half day ...
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