Travel Blogs from Eskisehir
... Odunpazarı which was the
tourist area, however there was only one bus that went there, and we needed
their version of an oyster card to use the bus. The problem was that the only
place that we could get this card was in the old town! The bus driver told us
that he would let us on the bus and we could get the card once we had arrived
at the old town, and then put the card
in the bus’ ticket ...
... the modern west of the country. Woohoo!
After that, I would be picked up by Irhan and his twelve-year-old
-----I showed Deniz a picture of my dog, Tucker the Corgi. She
happily called him cute, but said her dog was even "daha tatli"
(sweeter). Sweeter than Tucker!? We had an argument.
-----But, I got to meet her dog, because Irhan invited me to sleep
in his home/hotel overlooking the Aegean Sea. Even in big cities and
touristy places, ...
... see my Istanbul entry) are present and accounted for, and are just as well-fed and mellow as before.
The tall buildings (mostly 6 stories) and the flat topography prevent you from getting a sense of perspective on the place, but a bartender informed me there is good hanggliding and paragliding to be done on the nearby hills. The only drawback is the nearby airforce base. "Hanggliders and fighter jets, no good together" he said mournfully. I couldn't agree more.
... as seconds turned into minutes and then minutes into hours, it was around 5:30pm when we made our entrance into the capital city of Turkey…..and no it's not Istanbul……it's Ankara.
The city looked extremely lovely with its cleanness, beautiful highways, high rise buildings and of course….numerous Mosques. I was even more blown away when the motor coach made its way up the driveway ...
... 305;pod to Blof Marco Borsato and other Dutch artıst whıle drınkıng some Effes beer. We are goıng to Ankara today and probebly travel further south even today. No pıc's yet, they wıll follow from Ankara.
Greetıngs, Chrıs and ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking