Kervansaray Canakkale Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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The time had come to get serious. If I was going to see Turkey I had to get a move on and my first stop after Istanbul was Cannakale - the town closest the Gallipoli Peninsula (ANZAC territory) and Ancient Troy (think Orlando Bloom and Brad Pitt in armor). After a lengthy 6 hour busride in which the vehicle literally mounted a ferry to cross the …
... for the Australians. After advancing further than this on the first day, the troops were forced back to Courtneys as they did not receive the reinforcements and supplies required to dig in and hold their ground. The most fierce battles were constantly held here as to loose this foothold on the edge of the ridge would have meant a quick end to any hope of achieving their objective of gaining the high ground.
We start noting large brass plaques at each of the cemeteries ...
... aren't as steep and the alluvial plains are intensively worked. Manual labour and time tested irrigation channels produce an abundance of crops. Olive groves fill every other available space. In several places we came across "a camp". A few 5 ton trucks with high sides, tents, laundry on bushes and a few women and children around. The first also had a platoon of soldiers nearby. In some there were government medical trucks too. We eventually -ahh ...
... the Dawn service.
25th of April 2015-1:15 AM: Us exchange students separated for a quick moment to go to our own rooms to prepare for the once in a lifetime experience. I grabbed everything that I needed, my camera, the Australian flag, my passport (Which the Rotarians suggested to take just in case by some miracle we were able to get into the ANZAC Cove which didn't happen anyway), some pins and my wallet just in case I wanted to buy something.
25th of ...
... may have seem insignificant. Next stop was the spa (visit 4) to have another smudge fixed! I think that I might ask to move closer to the spa area. The rest of the morning we spent chilling in our room as we set sail (or set motor) for Kusadasi. After lunch Max returned to the spa (visit 5) for some magical treatment that apparently will turn her into Angelina Jolie. I sit in our room eagerly awaiting her return! Today is a day at sea and one we ...