Travel Blogs from Antalya
... the 2nd Century AD by Marcus Aurelius. Its diameter is 315 feet and it can hold 7000 people.
As you may have noticed we have had some amazing meals here. We had another highlight today. We stopped for lunch at a little roadside outdoor restaurant, run by an elderly lady and her daughter-in-law. It serves only crÍpes. You get to see her make the crÍpes and cook them over an outdoor fire. Fantastic! See pictures ...
Another 5 hours of driving brought us to the Turkish coast and the city of Anatolya. We had to go over the Taurus Mountain range, which looks surprisingly similar to heading to Squaw - lots of rocks and fir trees. The only difference was that every now and then we would see tents with herders and their goats. Other than that, the highway was quite well built and maintained.
Anatolya is a tourist city ...
... went to sleep and we were so tired that as soon as I closed my eyes I was sleeping. I don't even recall when Adagrace fell asleep. The next day we had our breakfast there. Again, the lovely lady cooked for us a traditional Turkish dish. We didn't want to go and the kids were happy but we had to. We went back to the highway and waited there for a minibus to take us to Antalya. It was a truly nice experience. I wished I could have stayed at that place a bit ...
Today we travelled from Antalya to Olympos to stay in the tree houses where sail starts tomorrow. We just relaxed and went to the beach here. The tree houses were really cute and the place was so relaxing. They provided dinner and everyone ate together on floor couches, definitely a relaxing place I would go to get away from ...
... course was yet to come. Susan loved her grilled trout. I had veal meatballs and thought they were a little bland. Dessert was either yogurt and honey or a fruit plate. Stuffed again!
How many tour guides stop the bus so the group can go traipsing through an opium poppy field? The government keeps track of how much opium is grown and it is strictly for medicine. The flowers were all white and there were tons of pods.
The Antlaya Marmara is ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking