Hatice Hanim Konagi
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Travel Blogs from Safranbolu
... to the metro, and then took the metro to the intercity bus station where I caught the bus to Safranbolu.
The drive was really pretty, and I wished that I had had a little more time to spend in Safranbolu. It's quite famous for the well-preserved Ottoman architecture there, as well as - you guessed it - Saffron, which was one of the major commodities traveling this way via the Silk Road. Technically, the name means ...
... usual piles of rubbish, we returned to the pretty clearing and set up camp, it's cold up here but were still getting the sun above the trees, We hadn't been parked for long before a vehicle arrived and we were blocking the track, we moved to the other side, but lost the sunshine. We put on some extra layers to keep warm and cooked tea. In the evening we snuggled on the sofa with a blanket and watched War Horse, it's a good movie but a little ...
... that the attendant had put 30 and 20 Turkish Laura's worth in, with an exchange rate of 3.7 to the pound it's not likely to show an increase!
When we stopped for lunch there was a group if football supporters at the services, they were singing and taking group photos, football fans are like children, the same the world over, just speaking a different language. Once off the motorway we climbed to 4500 ft before dropping back ...
Safranbolu, a UNESCO world heritage site, is called the best preserved Ottoman town in Turkey, and may be the most interesting town in Turkey to stroll around. It was a major caravan stop on the silk route, and a restored caravanserai, now a hotel, can be visited for TL 1. Nearby is a small bazaar district and several mosques. Surprisingly, since it is more or less on the way from Istanbul to Ankara ...
Tuesday July 15 2014
*The Landcruiser was not easy to park in Istanbul. In fact AG did not park it, but rather left it to the expert – see the photo & you will understand…
*But it is not easy to retrieve either – we have to wait for access to the other cars that are blocking the truck. Whilst we wait, AG finds something to tinker ( sorry, I mean check the oil & tyre pressure ) Drivers seem to be obliged to tinker ...