Kerme Ottoman Palace
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Dear Family & Friends,
We have just returned from over a month away cruising the wild mountainous Carian and Lycian coasts of Turkey. The Carians and Lycians were indigenous people speaking an Indo-European language, living here before the Greeks arrived about 1000 BC. Until a coastal road was built access by land was very difficult, and most access by sea; in Byzantine times it became a pirate haunt. The Lycians were famous for their ...
... an enquiry at the Municipal Office, we were directed to a municipal bus park with a regularly serviced ablution block. They told us to stay there “No problem. No pay. Quiet tonight.”
Hmm. We were not so sure about the latter part. The carpark was about 60% full – big tour buses and mini buses being the main occupants. The toilets were acceptably clean 24x7. The gents had a cold shower – we guess ...
... than one occasion we were in a restaurant and ordered off their menu.
Then we watched as the items came in from other places. (This happened in several places so it's clearly the norm.) The classic was a Kebab place. Paul had scouted it the day before. We arrived and there was no space on their pavement. “No problem. Wait one minute please.” The adjacent business was an internet café with an empty pavement. Our table was set ...
... and enjoyed sampling the various dishes accompanied by the most succulent rice and noodle mix. I am dying to buy some of the noodles – they look like pine nuts – a try for myself. The lamb in the clay pot was rather like an exceptionally tender and tasty “potjie” complete with vegies. Serifeceremonially poured it out of the pot and gave it a final ...
... very table. Good man, he doesn't know it yet but that gesture just doubled his tip for the holiday! However, there is a minor problem now that we've nabbed this premier position. We are at least an hour earlier than we've normally been coming in to dinner and subsequently that last sunset we want so much to enjoy is still over an hour away. Never before have we hung out a buffet meal for so long, but boy was it worth it, another amazing sunset enjoyed ...