Grand Oztanik Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
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... to find a bakery to buy bread for lunch. Not far along the road we found what we needed and then pulled up a side road to make a sandwich. We had noticed a hand car wash on the corner. Dream Catcher could really do with a bath! After lunch We turned around and pulled in, we asked how much and said 'yes that's ok' Whilst they were doing a very good job with power hoses, foam and even cleaning the mats inside, we sat at the cafe ...
... because I had only 1.75 Turkish Lira left.
It was finally 1:15 PM before wheels up so I reconciled myself to missing my connecting flight. Two movies later of which I would recommend one, The Railway Man, based on a true story of incredible pain and ultimate forgiveness. It is truly mind boggling what some prisoners of war endured in the wars of the 20th century and a man's ability to forgive his tormentors decades later.
While I'm in the mood ...
... the convenience of water travel. Many of these places are right on the water front. A prelude to your cruise.
After the boat ride we take a bus to our ship and begin the embarkation procedures. Not the most elegant of the ships that service this area we are reminded that it is the transportation needed to see the promised ruins of Turkey and Greece.
The ship sailed in the evening for a day and half journey through the Dardanelles to the Island of Kusadasi just off the coast of ...
... br> The next morning I decided that Istanbul was very much like the reggae bar from the night before. It had all the hallmarks of a western nation, from Burger King to rock and roll, but didn’t quite know how to piece it together with its eastern heritage. The views of its people vary hugely, with the older generation generally preferring to march on unfazed by the constraints placed on freedom of speech, whilst young Turks are outraged and often violently demand change. ...
... At one point, we had to choose between staying in and going back to bed, or heading out to meet a friend, and it was a close call but eventually we got up and headed out. We walked to the metro and got a tram down to a stop near Taksim Square, then walked up a steep hill and through the crazily busy street which had a really cool kind of party vibe, to the bar where our Canadian friend Lena, who we had met in Cesky Krumlov was having a drink with some people from the ...