Travel Blogs from Bodrum
... off on his trip to the UK.
We took the opportunity to go on to the large shopping centre in Izmir
that has an IKEA as well as a large Tesco’s so that we could top up the freezer
with IKEA meatballs, although our main job was looking for a new duvet for our
With the weather being sunny and rainy all week bird watching has been a bit
more of a problem and we only managed to get out to our favourite areas a
couple of times. ...
... are very friendly and family orientated and I was surprised at how open they were with us. Loved it so much I have decided to save every penny for next year. Keeping an eye on the deals. Arranged through Travel Monster family holiday last year and will maybe try a different location in Turkey through the same company. Keep you ...
... It was so beautiful here. The Datça Peninsula is a long, narrow, mountainous finger of land that stretches west of Marmaris for about 100 kilometers. It extends into the sea like a long green dagger, a slice of green creating a natural division where the Mediterranean and Aegean seas meet. "
It was the complete opposite of Bodrum as far as lifestyle goes. We had found a good deal at a place called the Flow Datca Beach and surf ...
Today we decided to go on our first Gullet Cruise. A Gullet Cruise is a wooden batch or sailboat that cruises along the turquoise Rivera. There are options for week long tours, or daily trips. After our experience in the Whitsunday Islands in Australia, I was very sick after being on a boat for that long so we opted for the daily cruise rather than the week long cruise. ...
TURKEY DAY TWO
In the middle of the night ( later we found out 5:00AM) we were awoken by the "calling of the prayer" which is when they go to the mosque and do their prayer over load speakers. There are multiples places in the town of Selcuk where this happens, and it scared the SH** out of us. They pray 5 times , everyday except Sunday . We found out it that its when the sun comes up, mid day , mid afternoon, mid ...