Ontur Hotel Izmir
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... is much excavation and restoration of ancient sites happening. As for modern Turkey they are building Europe's biggest airport ( on the European side of Istanbul ) a third crossing of the Bosphorus and a high speed train. It's a pity we don't have such forward thinking politicians! Our time has now come to an end and we have a long journey ahead of us but looking forward with joy to seeing family and ...
... it was a couple arguing. I thought he was talking to us. We stopped and looked around. Sure enough, others in the neighborhood signaled to us that we needed to turn the OTHER way. It was great to have the help but also a lesson that we are always being noticed. We zigged and zagged to the main artery out of old town.
Today's destination is Izmir. The coastal route is not the scenic way this ...
... a lot of what I expect a town in the Greek isles would look like. There were remnants of fishing and trade culture everywhere, like the stylized fish reliefs scattered along the facade of many of the local homes and shops. Of course since sailors are also known to love their grog there were advertisements for a beer known as Efes everywhere. This is the favorite beer of all of Turkey, and originates from the ancient town of Ephesus, which we are going to tomorrow. ...
... the next day). Going down to breakfast the hotel owner told us he was happy to take us to the train station - which was so lovely!! Save us having to get a taxi to somewhere so close! The train was due to depart at 11.28am and so we had lots of time to pack and get ready:) When we were leaving, the motherly housekeeper came out to say goodbye, and gave us both kisses and hugs to see us off- we felt like we were ...
... at a family run restaurant, we continued up to the chapel marking the site where the Virgin Mary is believed to have spent her last days. Indeed, she may have come to the area with Saint John, who spent several years spreading Christianity nearby. Many Christian people make a pilgrimage and take water from the spring that surfaces at the site. We then had the obligatory leather factory visit, where models gave us a fashion parade of Prada and ...