Rixos Grand Hotel Ankara
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
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... waiting room. But fortunately there was only a wait of 20 minutes or so before the train reversed into the little station an another mad dash ensued. Turkish trains are so much better - newer, quieter, cleaner. And I was re-united with my three companions from the previous train.
One thing that startled me was the speed at which the Iranian women took off their headscarves once they had the Turkish entry stamp in their passport. Not all of them, of course, but ...
... tour of the Embassy, including the social club and the pool. Rachel and I settled down to a cheap but lovely lunch outside in the sun, where a couple of her colleagues came to join us. Most people there are English, and the staff speak English very well. We talked about a few details of the trip etc, but mostly it was a time to relax.
I was taken to the outdoor pool area, where I was told that if it was OK, I would ...
... and rock formations, rising at the last few seconds to miss them by inches with the basket. Whenever he did this the Italians shouted, "bravo!" Later we toured the cave cities carved out by early Christians and the fairy chimneys that look like mushrooms or ice cream cones carved by wind in the soft rock. While in Kayseri and Cappadocia, we also visited three artisan shops ...
... they'd like to eat. Jeanne and I end up at a pizza joint. A nice Efes beer and a couple of slices later, we're sitting in a outdoor balcony enjoying a lovely pastel sunset glow.
Thursday May 16 Day 14: Ankara
"This morning we visit the Atatürk Mausoleum, honoring the founder of the Turkish Republic, Kemal Atatürk; and the notable Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, which chronicles the history of Asia Minor. Our afternoon is at leisure before ...
... If we're feeling crazy, we might brave the hill to our guest house anyway. If we happen to meet a dog or two on the way we improvise- meaning we hitch rides from other students or campus buses going by. It's been an adventure to say the least!
My room here is HUGE. Suite highlights include a balcony looking overlooking the city, comfy bed, gigantic closets and a spacious kitchen. I get to stay here another week and then we take a 13 HOUR bus ride ...