Grand Hotel Gaziantep
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... quickly removed mosaics from those areas. In another instance, the mosaic was already underwater, lost forever, until a change in water flow exposed it and archaeologists swooped in to rescue it before the area was submerged again, The stories about excavation of the site in the face of imminent flood destruction were fascinating, though the real belles of the ball were of course the mosaics.
The museum is ...
... mystical! She reminds my of that iconic National Geographic photo of the Afghani woman. I assume there’s no photos allowed here, so I just spend the time admiring her (photos allowed in the museum with no flash).
On to the hotel, which is very different from our Istanbul experience. It’s very modern, something Frank-Lloyd-Wright-ish about the style- an open design with dark wood beams. We settle in and then have dinner on the roof- ...
... mostly appeared that he was suspicious of our intentions to go in and did not believe our occupations.
Basically it came down to the fact that we said we had been living in Ireland before the trip as if you have been living in a country with no Syrian embassy then you can get a visa at the border. Had we told him we were living in London, then he would have retorted that we should have got a visa from there, which we couldnt do as our Indian and Iranian ...
... 8217;re almost done with Turkey. Count down is on.
Our second round in Istanbul, back to where it all began. The two guys running our hostel were two of the most socially inept, living in mom’s basement playing Dungeons & Dragons WEIRDOS ever. Each person that we met who checked into the hostel would eventually ask, “What’s up with the hostel guys?” Just rude. If you tried to talk to them, they kept their eyes ...
... on the water at a pontoon restaurant eating the same fish, Sabut, as we had on the Tigris at Hasankeyf (equally delicious). An Efes beer slipped down easily in the heat.
After lunch, the day's highlight - a boat trip out on the reservoir to the ruined Byzantine fortress of Rumkale and the partially flooded village of Savas (where we stopped for cay). LP says this is a "must do" & I agree. Attractive canyon, cute villages tumbling ...