Travel Blogs from Ayvalik
... saw ruins of the Basilica of Saint John and Temple of Artemis, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. We ate Turkish pizza (no tomato sauce, thin and crispy). Then we saw a demonstration on Turkish rugs at a co-op. We played Team Trivia again. Teams of 9 people. 15 questions. Both nights we've missed 4 questions. It's fun. Sailing to Crete tonight. Miss you ...
Our cabin is so quiet, hardly hear any noise or hardly any movement. Very comfy. This is a tender port. We have to be shuttled to shore on a tender because there is no big dock. We don't have a tour here, so another relaxing day just exploring. Lesbos produces half of the worlds ouzo. Also lots of olive oil. I'll write more ...
... with only a backpack. The festival was my first psy-trance festival and I enjoyed it so much! I didnt wash for a week and was covered in sand all day every day!! it was interesting to camp in sandy conditions.
I saw a wild snake in the water and lots of toads. :)
... area looking for a restaurant that had vacant tables, and immediately after eating, returned to the pension where we are staying tonight.
Taksiyarhis Pension is a large three storey house, I would guess at least 100 years old. Some might love it for its charm, and I would describe it as quaint. It is almost like some parts of the house were added haphazardly, then renovated again to convert it to a boarding house. The entrance to the rooms are behind the ...
... colored by the events of the Turkish War of Independence (1920-1923). The first shot in the war was said to have been fired in Ayvalik, a fact of which its current inhabitants are very proud. The area was heavily, if not entirely, populated by Greek Ottomans at this time. At the end of the War of Independence, the Greek and Turkish governments signed the Convention Concerning the Exchange of Greek and Turkish Populations, which finalized the details of ...
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