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OK, so I was right about my unreliability - I do have some blogs but I've had no time to edit not enough reliable wifi to publish. Of course here I am na finding some time on the bus after a nap and ou guide starts to point out where the last remaining nomads in turkey live!!! But I am going to press on.
Our guide has a masters in archaeology and is we think a bit of a wanna ...
We were on the road to Kusadasi by 9am. Travelling south, down the mountainous coastline of Turkey, by 12 we had reached the ancient Acropolis of Pergamon. We travelled in a cable car up the top of a hill to the ancient ruins. From the top it was a full 360 degree view down. A great defensive position. I touched the fountain bowl within the ruined temple of Athena! We had 15 minutes free time so myself an another lady Betty ran to the ...
... entrance and an old traditional village that hasn't changed in hundreds of years. The temple itself
Our way back was easier as we knew what to expect. We had our usual challenge to find our hotel but once there it was magic. The hotel is a restored warehouse on the water with a beautiful stone patio and a dock at the end. The whole place is exquisite and I understand why it gets a 9.7 rating on Booking.com. There are only five rooms and we had the place to ourselves the first ...
... traveled to and around Turkey three times now and was a treasure trove of travel information. From day trip travel precautions regarding unreliable transportation in one city on our itinerary to explanations of ingredients in his favorite Turkish Chicken Pudding, he was quite the interesting, chocolate-flavored-cigarette-smoking individual.
When we arrived at the Otogar, Uncle Albert, David, and I hunted for a dolmuş that would pass our hotel (we ...
... day against big seas and strong winds only to be shot down by bloody Turks playing war games.’ We only saw the prelim the day before. A full scale ‘war’, troops landing on the shore etc. was happening as they made their way up the coast.
And still windy so we took the local dolmus (minibus) to the nearby town of Siferihiza for the market day. Great fun with superb ...