Jasmine Beach Resort
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Over the weekend we visited the city of Alanya which is about 30 mins north west of gazipasa. It was absolutely not at all what I was expecting. Tourists lined all the streets with the restaurants, markets, clubs and shops in tow. We arrived at our hotel which was amazing for $20 for the night, it overlooked a huge resort where fire breathing entertainers were performing in the pool area. After we all got ...
... thing. We saw more than 10 instances where they lay in the sand and buried each other so that only their faces were showing. Once buried they slept. On one occasion two men were sleeping on the sand close to the water, however they hadn't accounted for any waves that might be made by passing boats.... As Jason was body surfing these waves, they were floundering in the whitewash, abruptly woken from their nap and brushing the sand and water off each other. So funny to ...
Today we took a bus tour east of Antalya. It started early - 8am. Being on time isn't high on the list of priorities around here. Sue and I were at the pick up point at 7:50 am. And no one showed till 8:15. We were beginning to get concerned. But all in all it was a good day. First stop, the Ancient City of Perge., 17 km east. Though in existence in the Hittite Period,during the Roman Period it became one of the most orderly cities of Anatolia. We will ...
... s our Marjorie all right. Her friends were spot on.
Onto the bus to hear about our day. It should have been a trip to Aspendos, some mega ancient ruins of an amphitheatre which seated about 10000, built in about 100AD but we can't go there as they have the builders in, so a river trip has been substituted instead.
Osman in fine voice starts the day with diarrhoea warnings part the second, before launching into his carefully designed big sell. We are told ...
... renting a Turkish car is the best way to go ( although not a fiat I hear). One just has to be brave...and start out somewhere outside of Istanbul...and probably NEVER even attempt to drive within its boundaries...simply out-of-control! Anyway, Konya...I have picked up a couple of books that will help me understand more about who Rumi really was. I picked up a few silly souvenirs as well...and some Sufi music...we went to the Mevlani Museum ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center