Gul Konaklari - Sinasos (Rose Mansions)
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- Continental Breakfast
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... with a sauna to warm up your muscles before being laid on a warm marble plinth with at most a small towel covering your bits. You are then rinsed and scrubbed with an exfoliator before being soaped up and massaged. Finally you are rinsed off and left to kickback feeling both thoroughly cleaned and relaxed.
There could not have been a better way to spend our afternoon especially considering the night bus ride we had ahead of us.
Completely relaxed ...
... converting the old mansions into hotels.
After World War I and the Turkish Revolution there was a population exchange. The Turkish and Greek governments agreed to repatriate citizens to their country of origin. One million Turks in Greece and 1.5 million Greeks in Turkey switched places. While the governments thought this was a good idea - our guide said it was more the desire of the Greeks -- it was awful for the families and communities. In very short order families had to ...
... out that he was going to leave us today after delivering our luggage to Mustafapasa. That was sad. He has been very helpful even if the language barrier has been somewhat frustrating. Chris gave him 100 TL (A$50) tip for the 5 days that he has been with us. I think he would have been happy with that. Who knows? I also gave him a packet of Hershey chocolates for his 2 daughters. He seemed pleased.
We decided to forgo the hour long circuit ...
... inched myself backward until I could plant my ass and then with that extra traction crawl back up to where I'd been. Grimacing at my stupidity I got back to the field at the top and walked the 5km back to Uchisar.
Overall a great day's walk and I was very happy with all the photos I got. I think there are some really nice panoramas (yes, I found Turkle Snr!) and photospheres so check em out.
... I had a bit of a snooze on the van, then when we got there, Sarkan gave us some information about the pigeons and their importance in the area, symbolically to both Muslims and Christians, as well as their poop being used as a fertilizer and in plaster to make the frescoes strong for the churches. While we were here we ran into the Macedonian/Syrian couple from the bus here, who were in another group, and had a quick chat with them while we looked at all the pigeon holes ...