Travel Blogs from Erdemli
... roadsides Oleander was in full bloom and the wild Hollyhocks of pink and white were splendid. The wild roses and cultivated were just fantastic, dripping with blooms. Why are we trying to cultivate them in Northern Europe or Oman when clearly they flourish half way in-between. Annie
A couple of hours later we pulled into Mersin (a massive sprawling city, which I have never heard of and has few attributes) and, after the ...
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When we had our fill of castles and ruins, we took a hike down the Chasm of Heaven, an underground cavern where Zeus allegedly captured the hundred headed monster Typhon. Nearby is the cave gorge, named the Pit of Hell, where Zeus imprisoned the monster.
... have wandered through some in "the bush" down a back road. No signs, no control, nothing. WE guessed they were at least 1000 years old but probably late Roman.
We are visiting mostly sites and attractions that the average tourist misses out on.
The food has got better – or maybe we are choosing better. It could get a bit monotonous for us fussy buggers – so much bread! We have bought heaps of ...
... nervous knot hung in my stomach as I rolled the overspill of Istanbul that spread from coast to coast. A couple of kilometers of water felt much further away from home.
That night with nowhere to pitch I found the cheapest room in town which was more like a jail cell. A bare light bulb hungover a flea ridden mattress that I crammed Allan in next to, with a squat toilet down the corridor that after one look at, turned back the other way. ...
... No chance. This time the security guard took them away to show someone else. Really what do they find so fascinating.
We sat back for the two and a half hour crossing to mainland Turkey (95TL each, but if you don't buy them at the terminal you should be able to get them for 65TL). We arrived in Tasucu unfortunately early as our bus to Fehtiye was not leaving until 8.30 that evening (bus to Fehtiye 45 TL each).
Whether we were allowed or not we have made it to ...