Hapimag Resort Sea Garden
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Bodrum is peaceful seaside city in Southern Turkey. All of the houses are stark white, so one is immediately reminded of Greece. Here, these little homes dot the hillsides which descend down to the tranquil shores. Even in winter the water is warm and comfortable. The streets are loaded with tourist shops, exciting looking pubs and clubs (however they were depressingly empty during our stay). We enjoyed our mornings sipping cappuccinos with our feet in the sand; it ...
Visited the ruins of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Halicarnassus. It would have been a beautiful ancient city once. Unfortunately the main building, the Mausoleum, was dismantled and the stones stolen to build other cities over the years and the Mausoleum robbed by pirates and others.
The city was famous for the tomb of Mausolus, the origin of the word mausoleum, built around 350 BC. It was part of ...
Another four hour trip on the bus. Most trips seem to take four hours with stops and numerous call ins to other Otogar or bus stations.
Flat countryside for the first three hours through fertile agricultural land full of mandarin trees and other crops.
We passed through lots of small towns, many of them with basic style housing and unmade ...
... is a small town on the end of the peninsula. I was met by my host who took me to a beautiful farm just outside the main town. Turkey is exceptionally dry and they have few days of rainfall each year; the temperatures can be extremely high. I only arrived at the end of August, but even then temperatures peaked at 43 degrees!
Datca is a beautiful place, but very small and hidden from the main tourists who generally go ...
... the Aegean Sea. Then we descended back down to town and checked out the 4th-century BC Myndos Gate, which was the site of Alexander the Great's famous siege of Helicarnassus and is all that remains of the old city walls built by King Mausolus. Dennis had several soccer games to cover in the late afternoon and evening, so I went running along the water and he went back to our room, both very satisfied with our day of exploring delightful Bodrum.
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