Grand Hotel Temizel
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- Free parking
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We left around 11.00am along the coast road to the twin towns of Assos and Behramkale, the former Greek settlement spreads out around the ancient temple of Athena Assos was founded in the 8th century BC, the temple was built in 530BC. We parked below the temple and walked the short way to the entrance, the lanes were lined with people selling local produce, souvenirs and the like. Not much remains of the temple and some parts had been ...
... of repair. They had lovely ornate railings at the windows and brightly colourful walls and shutters. The town also has two Greek Orthodox churches that have been converted into mosques, but one still has Christian services on a Sunday morning.
Murat rang us as we were exploring to see if we were ok, his family would like to meet us! He wondered if we were close to Istanbul? Unfortunately we're not. He told us about a location close by, The Devils Footprint, we decided ...
... distressing, I stayed in the back with the radio on loud until we left for the Acropolis. It was only a short drive through the town, at the top if the hill the gates were locked, how disappointing.! We put the kettle and looked at the map for a plan of what else we could do if the acropolis was to stay shut all day. When we had finished our coffee, we noticed that the cable car was running, that must mean that the site is or will open. We drove down to ...
The same taxi driver who brought us here, mr stop and go, came to pick us up. However the drive was prettier this morning than at 3:00 AM.
The embarkation area is a surprise. No Starbucks or WIFI. The only signs I could translate said Passport Control and Port Police. I guess that was enough.
And as you can see this is quitea different ferry this time. On the Nissos-Chios the stewards wore white shirts and black pants and ...
... was everything that the site at Troy was not. Much still remains here, and between the ruins and their beautiful surroundings it is a lovely site. The Asclepion – named for Asclepius, the God of Medicine – was part medical centre, part spa. There were treatment rooms and baths, people had massages, and there was even a Roman theatre. Diagnoses for the sick who came here were derived mostly by way of dream ...