Ontur Hotel Izmir
Travel Blogs from Izmir
... grower, for a short time (he said he’d subscribed to a NZ olive growers magazine for a time, was interested that there’s a growing industry in NZ now). We stopped for the necessary orange and pomegranate juice, headed back to the bus and an hour’s drive back to Izmir.
It was a much quieter evening with an early dinner, I pottered with my photos but was asleep not much after 9.30, couldn’t keep my eyes open. Pete was then allowed to use the ...
... to join in and the Italians certainly love it. So much for cruises being full of "newly weds and nearly dead's" - I have seen only 1 lady with a walking frame.
Derek, Jim and I went to a quiz this afternoon which was put on by our english international hostess, Natalie. There are so few english speaking passengers on Costa Mediterranean cruises that she puts on a few things like this so we can meet and see each other. Our team (called SW London) ...
It was a full day today, packed with a trip to Efes (Ephesus) and to the beach! I am now heading to bed, as I am exhausted. But a quick post seems doable at this point.
The ruins were quite magnificent. As old as 334 BC, it's amazing they are still standing. Joining me was Nedime, Arda, and Nedime's friend - together we conquered Efes in its entirety! Perhaps the most compelling thing about what I saw was the sheer size ...
... out to be a very positive day having met with the head of HR, marketing and 3 sales people. This provided some valuable insight into how the business has transformed over the past 2 years and the potential challenges and opportunities that may arise during the next few years. I was given a traditional Turkish coffee set from the marketing manager - I must have said ...
... theatre whereas now it has been uncovered right up to the base of it and you can climb up onto the seats. Also the large columns which line the Arcadian Way were standing in grass about 2 ft high and now they have uncovered the whole marble roadway in between these – the difference is truly amazing. We spent most of the morning there then ...
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