Royal Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Konakli
Over the weekend we visited the city of Alanya which is about 30 mins north west of gazipasa. It was absolutely not at all what I was expecting. Tourists lined all the streets with the restaurants, markets, clubs and shops in tow. We arrived at our hotel which was amazing for $20 for the night, it overlooked a huge resort where fire breathing entertainers were performing in the pool area. After we all got ...
... bloodshot eyed megalomaniacs. No sand can be seen on the beach due to over packed beach chairs squished together like Lego, no trees, dunes, grass or anything natural. It is all man made rock walls containing sand near the water and more rock walls preventing any kind of natural erosion. Yet hundreds and hundreds of people were down along the beach strip in the restaurants, jewellery stores, tacky clothing stores, fake watch and shoe stalls etc. all buying up big on ...
... is complete. There was a young fellow from Seoul, Korea on a two week holiday. He had lived an worked in Toronto for five years. There was a lady from Malasysia, who was visiting Turkey with her husband, but he was in meetings so she was sightseeing. And Sue and I. Then on to the town of Side (pronounced Seedeh). Here we toured the ruins of a theatre and then had some free to time to wander down to the harbour to see the ruins of the Temple of ...
... the bottom of the bath with a non slip paint, only it seems to be water soluble.
Good try, Yusef, good try.
Breakfast was a rather hurried affair, as we had a slow start and had to be back in the bus by ten. Oats, yoghurt and a few apricots were perfect. A certain lack of spoons meant I am now practised at eating yoghurt with a fork.
Our room is on the fourth floor, so I am grateful there is a lift. I now know I need to get in the D block lift, and ...
As at my actual visa in Kazakhstan, I need to go out every 30 days and return (next time in Germany, I need to change that visa type).
As Aktobe airport is limited of direct flights abroad (in summertime only some charter flights to Antalya and 3 liners a week to Moscow), my choice was ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking