Rixos Grand Hotel Ankara
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
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... world. Barking orders at the kids while they totally ignore them. OMG soo many teacher all barking orders? Just after I got there the Turkish secret service came along and said the place was closing. There was going to be a ceremony and the place was closing. Thankfully most of the kids left but I stayed just outside to watch. I think it was a Korean ceremony and they layed a wreath then left. The place opened again. I don't know where they came from ...
... like glue, and when I tripped he rescued me. As I left the bus with his $10, somebody commented that I shouldn’t have to pay him for that. I said, "This is for the figurine. I think he rescued me to protect his profit on the figurine." I mainly bought the seal to A) have a Hittite souvenir; and B) to get rid of him. But I actually love the seal as it has the Hittite figures on it that we saw in the ...
Leaving the region of Cappadocia we journeyed to the capital city of Turkey, Ankara. Here we visited the mausoleum of General Ataturk who was the first President of Turkey and was the founder of the Republic. He is a much loved figure of the Turkish people. At the entrance we were all required to exit the bus leaving all our bags and things behind and pass through metal detectors. We were then allowed to get back in the bus and take ...
So this week I haven't written. This is because I wanted to just dive in and enjoy this week as much as I could, without trying to remember to write things down. I've lived it, rather than recorded it, and I feel much better for it. Even though I will undoubtably forget some things, I will also remember that I enjoyed it at the time. Memories aren't supposed to be re-lived forever.
We've done all sorts this week, water park, made a cat, waffle corner... Its been lively ...
... the end of Ramadan and so the Feast of Ramadan has begun and from our hotel we can hear the music and singing of celebrants at the various mosques in the cities. Being here during the end of Ramadan has been fascinating – so many traditions and rituals! With that, this weary traveler is signing off as we have another early day tomorrow! Your Oversaturated Brain Travel ...