Izmir Princess Hotel
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... was still on its way. We went to a local restaurant in Izmir and had dinner with several host families. They are part of what we would consider a Chamber of Commerce. They bring groups in and promote Turkey in a positive way. We had a great dinner with good families. I sat next to Osman who works for what he called Turkish Communications or the Chamber of Commerce. After dinner we headed to our hotel which is on the water. Now it's time for some ...
... pictures. This concluded our trip through Ancient Roman times and we boarded the bus to head to a lunch location.
We went to one of the most authentic Turkish food places, according to Oscar, and it is called Yedi Uyuyanlar (Seven Sleepers). We enjoyed Turkish dishes, including Turkish pancakes that were made right in front of us. I ordered a Turkish pancake with everything on it, which consists of: onion, minced meat, potato, cheese and spinach. It was amazing and my table ...
... I'm truly lucky to have experienced this place and not have to visited here 90 years ago.
We then headed back to Istanbul.
Lucky for me I looked at my flight ticket, for which I thought was the next day at 1.15pm but my New Zealand friends from the tour advised me that the flight is actually at 1.15am tonight.
As such, as soon as I got back to the hostel, I had to quickly pack and head the the airport. And when you mix in the fact that my VISA card has ...
... It was beautiful and what was most amazing to me about it was that on the outside of the station was the very crowded, noisy and chaotic Istanbul I was used to. Walking into the station, which was all open, it was peaceful and quiet. One would never know what was right on the other side.
... and forth across the bay. Some people are fishing from the low wall at water's edge. Others are just walking, enjoying the sights and breeze. The narrow street is one long restaurant row. We pick out a nice looking sea side cafe and have a chicken sandwich. Then a slow walk back to the hotel where we take it easy before dinner at the hotel.
Saturday May 18 Day 16/2 Izmir
We head out at 8:30 for our 2 hour drive drive south along a major road to Ephesus. ...