Grand Desi Hotel
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... They gave us their card so we can have a look at their website.
I set to and did some baking, whilst Les did a few running repairs, the scouts left before it went dark, then the local dogs came and cleaned up all the chicken bones.
The 'Old Druid' had emailed today and mentioned the clocks changing, we checked to see if we needed to alter ours here in Turkey, we do!
That done we settled down for the evening. 'Is that a dog howling of a wolf we can hear?
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After breakfast Les took the bus back to the shop to sort out the charger, I did the washing and gave Dream Catcher a thorough clean to remove all the dust collected at Yedigoller, also the dog hairs that collect in all the nooks and crannies. When Les returned with the modified plug he checked it worked. We then drove to catch the ferry to ...
... computer work, etc. We're both feeling much better, and I think our little break was worth it to be in good shape for the next leg of our journey. Sorry, no pictures - there are some nice professional shots of the hotel on their website if anyone is curious :)
... but the area is currently occupied by the Turkish military, and entrance is forbidden (as is photography and filming). So we walked back down to the light rail station and decided to call it quits on that front.
When we got back into the city center, we stopped at a small snack shop for some water and a quick bite to eat. Turkish hospitality is legendary, and this was definitely a moment in which we got a taste of how well ...
... into an archaeological park. One of the fun parts of this trip was taking a cable car/gondola/funicular from the coast to the top of the hill (the tumuli are situated about 70 meters above sea level), and we enjoyed views of the Black Sea and the city of Samsun from there. The gold jewelry and other objects found in the tombs are on display at the Archaeological Museum, which will be one of our destinations for ...
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