Grand Hotel Gaziantep
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
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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 ...
... of generally unhappy people. And to add to the ugh factor, Deb got sick at this point as well. All in all, the timing was actually perfect because she could stay in bed and take care of herself while not feeling that she was missing out on exploring any once-in-a-lifetime must-sees. I checked out the town a bit more, reported back to her, and yep, we were good to hang out and catch up our photos and blogging. Flights booked back to Istanbul and ...
... 25% of the nation's power needs. Needless to say Syria & Iraq are not happy but they both have other distractions for the meantime.
After many kms we turned N off the freeway and eventually came upon the rim of a serious canyon, then saw that it was half filled with green water thanks to yet another dam. Below, tiny Halfeti was half submerged but trying to keep its town alive under the new regime brought by the Birecik Dam. We went down ...