Halic Park Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Ayvalik
... there which happens to be the worlds steepest amphitheatre, it was really slippery and we had to be very careful especially as we were walking on rocks. We then walked back to where the Cable carts dropped us off, some went into the shops while we waited for everyone to come back, when everyone was back, we caught out Cable carts back down the hill to the bus. We then drove to a place in a nearby city where we visited a couple of little places ...
... wine and a puppy with a taste for shoes. Mine now have interesting prickly soles. Dave's were destroyed. I was stupid (blame the burnt toffee toned wine) and though the fenced property and a night guard 10m from our van made it OK to leave shoes under the steps. Wrong! Lesson learnt. The owner showed his sympathy by giving me a 20% discount.
Finding the cable car was an interesting quest. We went through the old town and ...
It's cold this morning only 15 degrees! The heater will soon warm us up!
We are heading for an interesting town on the coast, Ayvalik, behind the sea front there is an old Greek fishing village. During the the 'War of Independsnce' in the 1920's, the Greek population were forced to abandon their homes and relocate to Levos, whilst in turn the Turks from that island were compelled to start new lives in Ayvalik.
The journey there passed through some lovely scenery, ...
... at the same place). Once we finally found a taxi-sized dolmuş, we waited for twenty minutes for one last passenger and took off. Our relatively young and energetic driver eagerly switched into conversation mode and wanted to know what each of us did for work. Uncle Albert got a thoughtful "Hmm" when he responded, but when I said "Öğrenci" (Oh-ren-jee, student) his eyes lit up and from that moment forward my nickname became "Öğrenci bebek"... öğrenci baby.
... were more romantic than dodgy. We knocked on a few Pansyion doors with no response (it was nearly 8:30pm at this point) to no avail - perhaps they were closed or full. We found our place shortly and the pleasant welcome from our host couple fueled the affection blooming in us for this experience, in this place, in this country.
On the way up, in a clean though dimly lit alley just off the main drag, we’d seen an intriguing restaurant. ...