Crowne Plaza Hotel Ankara
How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Crowne Plaza Hotel Ankara
Travel Blogs from Ankara
... it turned out to be the call to proceed through security to the inner waiting room. Fortunately I was near the door and got through early (passport check and baggage search) ths avoiding all the subsequent shoving and shouting and got a seat near the door leading to the train. More waiting, more watching luggage being checked in. 21:25 came and went - clearly that timetable had been wrong (though it is still live on the Turkish railways website). and finally at about 10pm ...
... on my toes to get my attention and then poked me in the stomach.
The museum was with some of the artifacts and history of modern turkey and we managed to catch the changing of the guards. The building itself was really grand.
After which was the drive to Bolu where it was like some nature resort up in the mountain. Where there were many trees and a nice real fireplace going in the ...
... someone holding a card with my name on. I ring Rachel (the mother of the kids I'm looking after), someone should be there. She rings people. I eventually see a man outside with KATY FOOTE on the card, and I know from now I'll be OK. I arrive. The flat is amazing, I slept for hours, and today I've just been trying to get used to the idea I'm in Turkey.
BLIGE. So, it can only get better right?
Here's to some rather more positive posts from now on.
... After that we went to lunch, and I pointed to something on a menu I wanted and she said no and said "you try this now" and ordered something else for me. The something else ended up being great- and enormous baked potato with a hot dog in it (weird, right?) topped with corn, peas, pickles, olives, ketchup and mayo. (Everyone here eats fries with ketchup and mayo). On paper, of course that sounds weird, but it was great and now I feel like a ...
... and a radler (beer
mixed with sprite). Afterwards we were exhausted so we went to bed quite early.
On the 24th we went to Neuschwanstein castle,
which is positioned in the Alps. The views from the hike that we took were
simply marvelous; you could see the countryside below as well as views from the
Hohenschwangau castle. We got a guided tour through this castle as well, which