Kleopatra Princess Hotel
Travel Blogs from Alanya
... bars and stages all thoughout the club dancing. The place was packed with people from all over the world, such an experience. When we woke up on Saturday we found a place overlooking the beach (which was also not expected, it looked like it should be in Miami) where we ate a full English breakfast, bacon and all which is not usually allowed in turkey. After that we set out for some bargains in the markets ...
... bloodshot eyed megalomaniacs. No sand can be seen on the beach due to over packed beach chairs squished together like Lego, no trees, dunes, grass or anything natural. It is all man made rock walls containing sand near the water and more rock walls preventing any kind of natural erosion. Yet hundreds and hundreds of people were down along the beach strip in the restaurants, jewellery stores, tacky clothing stores, fake watch and shoe stalls etc. all buying up big on ...
... is complete. There was a young fellow from Seoul, Korea on a two week holiday. He had lived an worked in Toronto for five years. There was a lady from Malasysia, who was visiting Turkey with her husband, but he was in meetings so she was sightseeing. And Sue and I. Then on to the town of Side (pronounced Seedeh). Here we toured the ruins of a theatre and then had some free to time to wander down to the harbour to see the ruins of the Temple of ...
... and bright turquoise blue sea on the other.
Actually, it is a crowded isthmus with cars parked, market type stalls selling all the usual stuff: jewellery, shawls, leather goods, fake bags, fake scent... and one large stall which only had men's underpants. So useful.
Oh, and of course the ubiquitous piles of rubbish.
There were a few stalls selling orange or pomegranate juice, but we remembered Osman's advice about it being the end of the season and on no ...
As at my actual visa in Kazakhstan, I need to go out every 30 days and return (next time in Germany, I need to change that visa type).
As Aktobe airport is limited of direct flights abroad (in summertime only some charter flights to Antalya and 3 liners a week to Moscow), my choice was ...
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking