Travel Blogs from Sarimsakli
... then walked into town for lunch - looking for calamari and baby octopus. On a mission to get a Greek seafood lunch. Amazingly we could not find any - and we were on a Greek island!!! As it turned out, we had the worst lunch so far on this holiday. Then back to the ship and laid about beside the pool until we sailed in the evening. Had a great dinner and then early to bed for tomorrow's ...
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Now, compare that to how the Romans built some of the outer walls. They used arches to elevate the ground and give themselves a flat plane to work with. Remember the theater at Aspendos ? (look at my XX entry dated Wednesday, September 11th) That theater, which was built by the Romans, is on level ground, not built into a hillside; the ...
Sitting is a little cafe enjoying watching the old men play backgammon on lesvos with a beautiful view over the harbour. Another spectacular Greek island with a day enjoying the old town and the beach. We walked about 20 mins out of town and found our own perfect little paradise beach, no one on it, beautiful clear blue water as always. What more to say ...
... pastoral paradise, with wind-mills, terraced agriculture, fishing piers and a renowned monastic library. Then the Turkish-Greek population exchange happened, and the island was emptied, gutted, and rewound a few centuries. It was beautiful, sad, haunting, like an abandoned sanitarium version of Umbria, but you're kinda glad it's empty... And it's clearly on the ups, as Turkey develops a middle-class eager for island get-aways. Which is nice. I think. Max - wait, did Nick ...
Day 14 (morning)
Temperature: 12 degrees
Weather: very cloudy and cool
Up early, by 7:30am we were all on board the motor coach and ready to confront our new adventurous day ahead of us. Glued to my window seat, valleys and hills were seen again plus interestingly, a huge fortress on top of a mountain.
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