Grand Eceabat Hotel
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... trenches where these men took and sent bullets from. I traced them all the way to the front lines where they were 8 metres away from the enemy…. I learnt (on the tour the day before) they stopped fighting for 8 hours to help each other clear the dead, swap cigarettes and look each other in the eye, only to set fire upon
each other when the ceasefire was over…… Today was an amazing day, a highlight
of my trip.
... had fallen asleep for about 30 minutes and when I woke up the group of kiwis sitting behind me who i had shared my pineapple lumps with had visitors, a camera man and a reporter, it was the reporters Mum an dad and sister and friends sitting behind me, turns out this reporter was TV3s London based reporter and she had come to interview her family about what this trip meant for them, I jumped up and sat with them as I doubted I would get any sleep which was probably a good ...
... nothing short of a suicide mission. The men, who bravely set off to fend for their country could never have fore sawn what was ahead. The country side is sleep and beautiful, the flowers and trees all disguise the horrors the area has seen. Many soldiers lie under the soil you walk on, unknown graves. Poor souls who left home never to return. Our Governor General gave a powerful speech at the New Zealand ceremony. ...
... photographs taken of ships that had sunken off the shore, a short movie starring Sigrid Thornton, Jack Tompson and Gary Sweet titled 'The Telegram Man’ and many stories of why the ANZACs were sent in and how the Turks felt. I learnt a lot about War I and what happened prior to us ending up on the shores of Gallipoli.
I didn't sleep too much as I didn't want to miss out on anything. Although we were told to prepare for the cold, and expect it to get to zero, we ...
... pocket watch. His brilliant performance made him a folk hero and paved the way for his promotion to pasha (general).
Anzac Cove is where the ill-fated Allied landing was made on 25 April 1915, beneath and just south of the Ariburnu Cliffs. Ordered to advance inland, the Allied forces met with fierce resistance from the Ottoman forces under Ataturk, who had foreseen where they would land and disobeyed orders to send his troops south to Cape ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Eceabat Hotel
The staff at this hotel were really helpful, the rooms lovely...
Our tour guide Hassan was passionate about his tours making Gallipoli his Wife, and Troy his Darling.... If you manage to have him as a guide, you will be enthralled. Ramazan the manager, booked our ongoing tour for the next 4 days, and we have been soo looked after by bus drivers and hotels. Thank you for your wonderful Turkish hospitality.
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