Grand Hotel Temizel
Travel Blogs from Ayvalik
... saw ruins of the Basilica of Saint John and Temple of Artemis, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. We ate Turkish pizza (no tomato sauce, thin and crispy). Then we saw a demonstration on Turkish rugs at a co-op. We played Team Trivia again. Teams of 9 people. 15 questions. Both nights we've missed 4 questions. It's fun. Sailing to Crete tonight. Miss you ...
Our cabin is so quiet, hardly hear any noise or hardly any movement. Very comfy. This is a tender port. We have to be shuttled to shore on a tender because there is no big dock. We don't have a tour here, so another relaxing day just exploring. Lesbos produces half of the worlds ouzo. Also lots of olive oil. I'll write more ...
Today we drove onto a ferry that took us from Canakkale to Ayvalik.
On our drive to Troy, we passed what Glenda and I thought was the Trojan Horse, however, we sailed past without stopping and went onto the town where it is situated. When we got there, it was under renovation, we should have stopped at the first one!!
We drove onto Assos, a little ...
... with only a backpack. The festival was my first psy-trance festival and I enjoyed it so much! I didnt wash for a week and was covered in sand all day every day!! it was interesting to camp in sandy conditions.
I saw a wild snake in the water and lots of toads. :)
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The wind eased slightly in the afternoon so we sailed across Sigacek Bay and turned up the coast to spend the evening at Sarpdere Limani , a lovely bay with crystal clear water and only a very small tourist settlement at the head of the bay. The coastline is now getting greener and in places looks very NZ like.
Another long day ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking