Palmariva Club Kaplan Tekirova
Travel Blogs from Tekirova
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One of the more intact ruins (well more intact than Zeus' Altar) was the Temple of Trajan (built 125-138 A D). Trajan was one of the "5 good Emperors". It ...
... figured out how to take a "dolmus"- a van that drives a certain route, picking up as many passengers as can sardine themselves into a seemingly enormous and unwieldy van, that somehow still only has five seats- and then dropping them off along said route, for $1.25. The trick is to stand by the road and wave... Somehow, Max and I are the two Americans on the planet that are too scared to inconvenience bus drivers, by asking them to pull over and let us on (we also sat in ...
... is the lack of English. In other places, the prevalence of English speakers meant our lack of learning even the Turkish basics (not the lack of trying, per se) didn't really hurt us, but here it has. For example, at our hotel, the owners don't speak a lick of English, and we don't speak a lick of Turkish, so communicating has been near impossible. Partially for that reason, we decided to get a drink at the restaurant where we got directions the day before. Not sure how Nick knew he ...
... to see the UNESCO World Heritage site of Aphrodisias, named after the Greek goddess of Love, Aphrodite. This area is known as having the most well preserved Stadium and Grand Theatre. Amazing, especially for the students who have never seen anything old!
We also stopped at the newly discovered site of Laodicea, built by Antiochus II Theo in 261-253 B.C. in honor of his wife Laodicea. This great Roman city had a stadium, ...
... laughs. That night we camped in his back yard, and were kept company by his two lovely dogs. Most dogs we met along the walk were terrifyingly ferocious guard dogs. We decided that Nişat must be a good man as soon as we met his two very happy, friendly dogs - a definite rarity in these parts.
The scenery on the walk repeatedly took our breath away. I think the Turkish coast line must be pretty hard to beat, and our jealous minds kept wishing we were on one ...
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