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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Balta Edirne
Travel Blogs from Edirne
... a lot of hand signs and things like that being used. I checked in and set out to explore. Food was the first thing that I wanted to find. I had forgotten that I wanted to try the fish sandwich in Turkey because it is one of the traditional foods until I stumbled upon a stand selling them. I tried one, and decided that with a bit of sauce it would be good, but it was a bit dry otherwise. Anyways, I tried it.
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... gradually changed from grey towns to almost mountainous roads with dense 'jungle' either side. It was much quieter than Romania and we could enjoy the cruise. One minute we were avoiding potholes to China (they all go to China), the next, a four lane highway. It was a bizarre experience, never sure what was around the corner. We also cracked 38°C... no need to do that again.
Making good time and with Turkey in ...
... find. We had to wait till after our kebab before finding some illicit brew. (rather the reverse from the norm in England where the kebab follows the beer). Edirne though was vibrant, clean and interesting. Its dominated by a mosque which allowed for some arty photo moments as the sun set. Lots of fountains dotted around the centre and plenty of friendly faces which made up for the slightly shabby ...
... We had not been processed at the first line of booths, and could not drive backwards through the booths. We asked the guy at booth 92, and he didn’t seem to have an answer, but he sent us by foot back to the big office building a couple of hundred metres back toward Bulgaria. We walked into that building,,, very modern with automatic doors and things… but nobody to be found. It was the HQ of the border police, but we couldn’t find anyone on duty. We ...
... drawings of cars and trucks in the right lane, solid cars and dotted-line trucks in the middle lane, and dotted-line cars in the left lane, which we assumed meant that transparent vehicles had to stay out of the right lane until we finally figured out that dotted lines indicated temporary occupation of the lane - i.e. pass on the left! - mystery solved) we managed to miss our turn-off to Edirne. We improvised a complicated turn-around strategy, and then missed the ...