Izmir Princess Hotel
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Room service
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... Hustler’ on the laptop. We get distracted pretty easily though, and start to walk around and pack things up. It was pretty much just playing in the background after 45minutes or so. I think the time that we had to get up (4:30am) was slowly kicking into our heads, so we had to organise ourselves tonight so that tomorrow morning wouldn’t be so bad. We set the alarm for 4:25am and 4:30am (just in case we sleep through the first one) and off to bed we are by ...
... rice/yogurt soup, large bowl of salad, pilaf, some kind of greens in yogurt, and a choice of meatballs over mystery substance, or a grilled chicken leg. The chicken leg had all the meat pushed back to form a filet, with the bone sticking up like a handle. The mystery substance (it was good, but unidentifiable) was based on eggplant. Oh! And we also got an orange pudding dessert, all for either 11 or 12 Lira.
As we sat there, ...
... was like but also dilutes the authenticity of the site. Like many Ancient Greek cities the planning and infrastructure was highly impressive. The city despite being built thousands of years ago was equipped with a library, public toilets and waste removal, water transportation systems, hygienic centers, and of course one of the largest surviving ancient theaters. The public toilets although lacking in modesty sans dividers, was not much different from ...
... thought I had quite a good general knowledge courtesy of my education at PGHS (Pretoria Girls High School) and that I am reasonably well read, but this trip has highlighted to me how ignorant I actually am and how much more I have to learn. The Ottoman Empire was apparently 16x larger than modern day Turkey and as mentioned yesterday their style was one of tolerance, with nations only converting to Islam of their own free will. One of the great legacies from Turkey is ...
... theatre and necropolis had tourists climbing round just in bikinis and speedo, somehow it seems just wrong.
Some of the old graves are like little houses, some have decorated tombs, some are just flat stones, and as we were told the majority haven’t even been touched regarding excavation. We could only look at the first part, it extends a long way along the hilltops.
We wanted to go to the museum, it uses part of the Roman bath site ...