Rixos Grand Hotel Ankara
Travel Blogs from Ankara
... sunny, not too hot, the kids were great, had a lovely lunch... I've been so happy today! It makes me not want to go... The boys made me a card each, with drawings and a message from each of them. It made me tear up slightly.
Now for the soppy ending... I don't know really what to say.
I am getting on my flight in 8 hours, and I just don't want to leave. Turkey has been a bit of a life changing experience for me. I have re-considered what I thought would be ...
... at an enormous rate. Arrived in Ankara right on peak hour traffic time and as there are several million living here it was a bit chaotic – car horns tooting everywhere. A very nice room on the 7th floor of the Hilton Hotel and we get an amazing view out of our window. Had a set menu for dinner tonight and are still eating too much. It has been a very interesting day as there has been so much to ...
... were even more so. The urinals had TV screens above each one and everything was so clean you’d honestly think you were in a first world country. The food was expensive and second rate. I had some macaroni cheese, some beans and a little salad. Marcin had everything else. Even after four bowls of food he was still hungry but we carried on regardless. He’s a one-man famine waiting to afflict a country. A ravenous plague devouring its way from continent to continent. ...
... the night before, too many doners I thought to myself.
I made it out of the hotel after a long shower without anyone beating me round the head. I was hungry so naturally I got another doner, I wish I was making this up but I actually did. It was spot on though, 2 Liras (less than a quid) and almost a footlong with all sorts of salad and sauce ...
... downhill til I found something familiar!
A fine and humid summers morning for my zigzag climb up the hill to the superb Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. This is one of the world's great archeological museums. Even though I have visited before(2002), it took me 4+ hours to feel like I had done it justice! Also it completed the circle of my Anatolian travels - the best portable stuff from all the important sites visited in the east & on ...
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