Travel Blogs from Selcuk
After a night of bush camping we drove for about an hour to reach the town of Selcuk. Also camped here but at a campground so had power and flat ground to sleep on. Although we did have a mosque about 50m from our tents so got woken up at 4.45 each morning for the loudspeaker call to pray chanting. During the day it's actually quite peaceful sounding but not so much that early in the ...
... at Bergama we visited the ancient site of Pergamum. What an amazing site. We got the cable car up which was fun and just as we stepped out we could hear the thunder rumbling from very black clouds. Luckily we just got the edge of the rain and didn't get too wet but of course we'd left our jackets in the car so did end up a little bit cool.
The marble Temple of Trajan is partially reconstructed. The temple was built on top of the hill and the rest of the ...
... spent too much of my life in the company of men....that's working in the building industry and racing dirt bikes for you, I guess!
Enough of the rambling...where was I? A campsite in Antayla....in the dark! Thank heavens it was dark because if it had been light, we would never have stayed there and then we would have been looking for somewhere to park up. I have to question the intelligence of the campsite owners at this point. ...
... or book one of his tours. People here are just genuinely friendly.
Met a couple of Taiwanese guys at the train station. Chatted for a bit. It felt weird using Mandarin in Turkey, but whatever.
Train ride from Selcuk to Izmir airport was good. All stops were announced in Turkish and English. Flight from Izmir to Istanbul was fine too.
The worst part of getting to Cappadocia was the five-hour wait in Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport for ...
... made brooms sweeping and washing the part of the street just in front of the shop. Parts of the street were covered in vines of what looked like grapes, which had a lovely cooling effect on the streets below, as well as creating beautiful shadows across the ancient cobblestones and more recent cement, paving the streets in sections. Managed to get ourselves train tickets, most people speak some English, and we are learning a few words in Turkish to help us at least ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Esra Pansiyon Selcuk
Other places to stay in Selcuk
Pamucak Mevki Pamucak, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $106
- Not a 5* hotel
- Kids will love it!
- Please, Don't go there if you want sea bath
Ataturk Cad 57, Selcuk | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Peaceful Hotel
- Well below expectations
- Lovely place
Ataturk Mah, 1012 Sok No 2, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $25
Ataturk Mah., Selcuk | Hotelfrom $62
- Well worth a stay
- Loved the Hotel Bella and staff
- Hotel Bella was a gem
Isa Bey Mah. 2019. Sok. No:14 Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $60
Ataturk Mah. 1051 Sok. No:7 Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk | 3 star hotelfrom $87
Ataturk Mah., 1016 Sok., No. 19, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $39
Isabey Mah. 1054 Sokak 3, Selcuk | 3 star hotelfrom $55
Ataturk Bulvari, 1067 Sokak no.15, Selcuk | 2 star hotelfrom $46
Zafer Mah. 3004 Sok No. 16, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $27
Sarapci Kuyu Mevki Aydin Asfalti , Selcuk | 4 star hotelfrom $52
14 Mayis Mah. 4034 Sok. 14, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $45
Ataturk Mah. Kubilay Cad. No. 24 , Selcuk | Hotelfrom $52
Ataturk Mah. Sehabettin Dede Cad. No:12 Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $60
Namik Kemal Cad. No 20 , Selcuk | 3 star hotelfrom $52