Travel Blogs from Alsancak
I felt asleep before 630 last evening, and got up at 5 this morning. What a sound sleep! And an amazing new noon arose outside my window. The prayer sound made the context really turkish.
Our lunch was at a resort with a lake. There were no other customers but us, the participants at the conference. It cost 20 lira, so maybe too expensive …
After getting off the Havas bus at the downtown by the Hilton hotel, my asking-for-direction(AFD) journey began. I believe there must be at least 4 Turks who tried to help me find my hotel, ege palas, and the last one, an old man, was the kindest. He went up directly to me asking if I need help, and took me to the intersection. He invited me to his …
... We headed off for a walk on the marina and esplanade it is a beautiful spot, harbour full of sailing boats and a huge cruise liner the streets full of. People shops and restaurants. We made to the end of esplanade where kris and George and Clare and Vinnie were staying stopped. In and had a drink with them and ended up staying for dinner had a great night lots of laughs. Walk back to our motel to find David and Tina having a night cap so of course we joined ...
... but can you complain for 4 euros?!? I don't think so!
Izmir is massively cheaper than Istanbul, where you can buy a kebab for 35p, and a strange burger for 80p. Obviously nothing is good quality (think you can tell by this picture) but this place is saving me a lot of money! I even managed to get my hair cut for £1.60 from a guy who couldn't speak a single word of ...
... with all the turmoil in the Middle East that’s scaring people but it’s silly as nothing is happening in Turkey.
First stop is lunch and though it’s fast Turkish food, cafeteria style, it was still excellent, these people can cook. Then we headed for Gallipoli, where the Allied troops tried to take hold of the Dardanelles Strait to eventually conquer Istanbul so that a passage can be opened up for Russia. This was in March 1915, at ...
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