Hatice Hanim Konagi
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Hatice Hanim Konagi Safranbolu
Travel Blogs from Safranbolu
It's cold here! And the hotel owner tells us it might snow tomorrow! Luckily when we arrived the sun was shining and we were able to spend the afternoon wandering the cobblestoned streets of this very old heritage-listed town. That was after a tasty lunch of dolmates and kebbe. The Turkish delight comes in assorted flavours, ...
... Saffron," (Safran = saffron, and bolu is a derivation from the Greek word polis, or "city"). It has, somewhat amazingly, retained a lot of its old Ottoman charm and the whole city is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. But of course I wasn't there to see all that (even if I wish I was!), and I had come armed with the GPS coordinates and a vague-ish map to a tomb that was, let's say, "off the beaten track." I wasn't sure if I would ...
... along a road to see where it took us. It soon became narrow as we climbed steeply zigzagging back and forth, passing through some small hamlets, eventually the Tarmac gave out to rocky track, with long drops into the valley below, in some places it was wet and muddy. At 3503ft we found a lovely clearing with a small brook running through it but decided to drive a little further on, we came to a picnic site, complete with football pitch ...
... balls of the feet, especially when climbing or sustaining high speeds on the flats. It is exacerbated by hot or cold conditions, like this morning. At other times I can usually manage the symptoms while on the bike. By lunch at 77 km, I was tired but otherwise in good form after a morning of hills through some scenic farm country and woodlands. Our lunch spot was in fact an idle (because it is Sunday) log sorting yard. I felt at ...
... night was in a large room, but then we had to move to another lovely room, but with a bathroom so small the toilet paper had to be kept outside it (see pix). Although the bathroom was only the size of an average shower stall, it contained a toilet and sink as well as a shower. You could, if the fancy took you, simultaneously brush your teeth, have a shower, and undertake an evacuation.