Ontur Hotel Izmir
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Izmir. Whatever. Cruises are boring. Turkey could have been great if it weren't for cruise. Nothing has improved since yesterday. It is full of them whereever you go. Eating, swimming, sight seeing, they are everywhere. Of course we have a cabin, and that is absolutely the only way you can be free of them. Sight seeing would be great too, outside of tourist season. We assigned for a paid excursion. Because most of the people ...
... favorite site was the amphitheater. We were sitting near the top and the voices of the people talking on the stage below could be heard easily. It had really good acoustics. Then we left for one of our more relaxing stops, Citak Beach. The beach is a short drive from Ephesus. We parked nearby and took off our shoes and went for a walk. After many pictures we all gathered at a small restaurant on the beach to watch the sunset. The best part of ...
... such a sacred place and grabbed a small candle on the way out. The house is very small and after I exited I lit my candle and said a prayer, which is tradition while visiting the site. I set my candle in an open box and made my way down a set of stairs to the Holy Water fountains. I washed my hands in Holy Water and found the experience incredible. We then saw the Prayer Wall which had literally hundreds ...
... police man, almost like he was saying, sh sh - it;s ok. no worries! It was great - we got some great photos!
We went into the Camii - the mosque area and there were tons of boys dressed up in all white, with capes, crowns and daggers - when I asked Izzet about it, he said it was their circumcision day. I think maybe he was joking...but after looking it up, it seems as though he wasn't. The families dress their sons up like that, visit family and the ...
... celebration of the young and gymnastics and dedicated to the beginning of their War of Independence. The local kids are dressed up, some in native attire and others in their sports gear. Mustafa allows us to stop and run over for some quick photos.
Then we drive up the steep hill where we leave the bus to board a funicular to the top. It's an involved process that reminds me of boarding a Ferris wheel that never stops. Inside a small building, we're confronted with ...