Halic Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ayvalik
Picked Bob and Janice up this morning, got the van storted and we were off, well, when you have Bob driving after a 11 hour flight, Lyall doing the navigation with ipad, Vaughan in the back offering advice plus road works you can just imagine what it was like, yes we went off the radar a couple of times but we were ...
A longish drive through not so interesting countryside got us to Bergama. We wound our way through some pretty narrow streets to find our pension. An even narrower lane got us into a courtyard with several rooms around a lovely garden with a view of the hill where the ancient Pergamum is located (see grainy picture). It was so nice we walked out and got a couple of Pide (Turkish pizza) and eat them with salad in the garden; lovely.
This morning we set off ...
... very old and had stone walls thought. There were many different staircases which would get you to the same place you, might go up one way and cone out one door and then when you wanted to go down you ended up going out a different door and staircase but end up where yo wanted to go. At first it was very ...
... entrance and an old traditional village that hasn't changed in hundreds of years. The temple itself
Our way back was easier as we knew what to expect. We had our usual challenge to find our hotel but once there it was magic. The hotel is a restored warehouse on the water with a beautiful stone patio and a dock at the end. The whole place is exquisite and I understand why it gets a 9.7 rating on Booking.com. There are only five rooms and we had the place to ourselves the first ...
... day against big seas and strong winds only to be shot down by bloody Turks playing war games.’ We only saw the prelim the day before. A full scale ‘war’, troops landing on the shore etc. was happening as they made their way up the coast.
And still windy so we took the local dolmus (minibus) to the nearby town of Siferihiza for the market day. Great fun with superb ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking