Hotel Grand Milano
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- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Outdoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Awoke at 3:30am to get going by 4am! We slept while our driver, Ahmet, powered through and got on the 7am ferry across the Dardanelles to Eceabat. We left our tour group around 8:30am after trying to get out around all the added security. Ahmet did a lot of arguing with the traffic police and basically told the police woman "If you want to tell me where to go, you can get on and drive this bus!", then he said in the only English we've heard him use "Don't mess, ...
... quick! More wild gesticulating as we inch our way back and finally leave the chaos behind. First time we have ever been in a bazaar and not been forced to buy a carpet! But there is more...the next road takes us into the fruit and veg market and we are trapped. Ian hops out of the car and finds old mate Turkish man and says "We are mad Australians and are lost can you help us get back to the main road". He laughs and personally escorts Ian with us ...
... of 'gangnam style' - nice work kids. Music continued to play and each of us got involved in trying to dance with some Turkish style - some were better than others and managed to pull a bit of crowd...nice work Sam, Liesl and Alisha. Being foreigners we discovered much interest from the kids with many of them wanting photo after photo after photo. Do be honest it was the closest I will ever feel like a 'rockstar' or a member of One Direction...please no autographs ;-) We ...
After less than 1hr car ride we arrive in Balikesir. I am met by my next host family, Lütfü Tezcan (father) & Güven Tezcan (son) - I met the mum later on, her name is Güvenj. As a group we stop for lunch - once again (no surprises) - very nice! I head back to my hosts house. They live in a relatively new area on a hill just on the edge of town. At the back they have a man-made forest. After dropping the bags off we head into town for a little sight ...
... place in it(i meant the centre).Also you can find some other mosques,clock tower and traditional houses there.
Dont' forget to ask Hoşmerim Dessert!Even if its orginally from Havran county (at west of Balıkesir),you can find it in shops in centre of Balıkesir.This dessert is coloured yellow and includes cheese in its recipe,just another interesting flavour from ...