Travel Blogs from Alanya
... me of Bali, millions of shops all selling the same thing, you either had clothes, shoes or knick knacks. Plenty of negotiating and deals to be had. We found some goodies, filled our bags and with a quick stop off for a kebab we were on our way back to gazipasa. Overall, the experience was unreal. I would never have thought to find this in such a conservative, traditional country, nonetheless it was great ...
... and different teas and juices.
When we arrived it was 8.30 pm and we were picked up by a nice man who took us to the room we are renting. It was time for a walk...too much sitting had been done. We decided to walk to the beach and explore.
What a circus!!! It was like a New Year's Eve party in a major Thailand tourist hot spot. Lights beaming colours into to sky, neon signs flashing everywhere you look, tourists walking round dressed like drug overdosed ...
... There were eleven us in all. Two girls from China who spoke very little English. A couple both originally from China studying in Boston. He is an architect and now studying to be an urban planner at Harvard. She is studying at Boston University. They plan on returning to China when their studies are done. A couple from southern India, but he is currently working on a project in London. They and their 2 year old daughter will return to India once the ...
... tacky. I had somehow avoided having my photo taken altogether [odd, that] and was almost tempted to buy their rejected magnet.
Back on the coach, we were then taken round the corner to the largest mosque in the mediterranean area, according to Osman.
I got off the bus to take a look. The wonderfully down to earth lady in front of me also got off, harrumphing. She must be in her eighties, very tall, thin and a typical English Lady with a stonkingly ...
As at my actual visa in Kazakhstan, I need to go out every 30 days and return (next time in Germany, I need to change that visa type).
As Aktobe airport is limited of direct flights abroad (in summertime only some charter flights to Antalya and 3 liners a week to Moscow), my choice was ...
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