Grand Hotel Temizel
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... frieze from the great Altar of Zeus. A reconstruction of the altar is there at the site today; unfortunately, however, the sculptures were long ago removed to Berlin and Turkey's recent plea and petition for their return was unsuccessful. I hope that someday I'll make it to see the sculptures in person, but it was still really cool to see the site today. I was especially excited about seeing the ancient theater, which ...
Our day started with a trip to Bergamo, also known as Pergamon.The town has apparently been inhabited since Trojan times.Its fame started after Alexander the Great, when it became a rich small kingdom. Up the beautiful hill is the Acropolis, of which the temple of Trajan is the only surviving structure.The altar of Zeus has been moved in its entirety to the Berlin Museum! The most impressive feature for me was the 10,000 seat ...
This was the day I was most concerned about as there were any number of travel logistics that could go amiss but it all worked extremely well.
We took the ferry from a small port 10 minutes by taxi from our hotel.. It was a large modern ferry and a smooth 90 minute crossing to the port tone near Bursa. We then took a bit of a hair raising taxi ride to the Europecar rental somewhere in Bursa where our car was waiting for us. After the usual paperwork, the four of us and our ...
... mainsail drops into when lowered) came untied and ended up halfway up the mast. As Bruce has an absolute phobia of heights yours truly had to don the bosuns chair and retrieve the offending rope. Not a problem except that he base of the bosuns chair is very slippery and it took considerable effort not to slip forward and be suspended by the ****** strap, and therefore do myself a rather delicate injury.
... Andrew, consulting a map, reckoned he could weave a path up the back way to the Acropolis which would save us a longer walk via the main roads. We wound our way through the backstreets of the little town, ignoring the occasional bad smell and saying 'hello’ to some of the little children who shyly poked their heads through the gate to say ‘hello, what’s your name’. As we neared the road which skirted the Acropolis, we noticed a big, man-sized ...