Club Dorado Hotel
Travel Blogs from Marmaris
... the old city. Also went through the Aya Sofya which was built for the Byzantine Emperor Justinian in 537AD, and originally called Hagia Sophia. It was the largest cathedral in Christendom for almost 1000 years, but fell to the Ottomans in 1453 and was subsequently converted into a mosque with name changed to Aya Sofya. In 1935 President Ataturk declared it a museum which it has been ever since.
... to cove, along the uninhabited rocky coast, stopping a couple of times to swim or snorkel. In one cove we went swimming in a cave, ducking down in one spot where the wall of the cave was only 6” from meeting the ocean and emerging in another cave next to it. As we motored along, lounging on the comfy cushions and trying to stay out of the sun as much as possible, I suddenly saw a turtle pop up to the surface! It was about 2’ in diameter. There isn’t ...
... it was wonderful to spend an evening with the very kind/gentile couple. (They are French. They live 6 Summer months here in their home at Pedi, and the remaining 6 months in their home in Switzerland, not very far from Lake Geneva). The food/company/and the bi-lingual conversations were very interesting and made up for a totally enchanting evening. We returned to Milena, via zodiac, around 11:00. Marina and I had a Grand Marnier, with Greek coffee, before saying ...
... Next thing two scuba divers turned up and it took us a while to work out what they were doing. There was great rejoicing when they retrieved the little camera after about 5 or 10 minutes searching. We had a last celebratory drink but it has been an active week and we were all a bit weary. Kerrie and I played cards and then we had a few nightcaps with Shane and Lawrence. Mel and Chris turned in early because her back was still ...
... exceeding 1000 meters. The Turkish deposit remains the world’s only source of Zultanite (color-change, gem quality diaspore). ICA has just added Zultanite to their Gem site and IADC has just announced Zultanite as new gem species during the Tucson show. In addition to their color change, Alexandrite and Zultanite’s names both have royal connections, Zultanite being named in honor of The Ottoman Sultans and Alexandrite being named for a Russian Tsar. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility