Kocaeli Universitesi Derbent Uygulama Oteli
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Kocaeli Universitesi Derbent Uygulama Oteli Izmit
Travel Blogs from Izmit
... A few minites later, we were ready to leave and asked for our bill - the other couple had paid for us!
We walked around a bit more and headed back to the hotel. We got back to the hotel and hung out with the hotel staff for a while. They were two young guys who were there between semesters at school. They are also planning to go to Chicago soon, so they told us about Turkey and we told them about NY and Chi.
We slept late, woke up and ...
... terrain, and I'm glad we did it, but at the time I was pretty sure I was going to die in the middle of nowhere. At one point, the road was alternating between potholed asphalt and gravel, and in the gravel bits it was difficult to see where the road was going, and we almost drove off a mountain at least twice. We were cackling maniacally about how bad of an idea it was the whole time.
Until the sun began to set, and we witnessed the most spectacular sunset I have ...
... fish in a bread), cups of tea, and a beautiful red sunset later we were on our way in a little bus free of charge towards the campsite, the hills dark against the darkening red sky to our right. Jon and I probably would have spent the night up there, no tent necessary if we were on our own.
When we go there, we were informed that the camping is 30 liras per tent per night, to which we replied that we have only one tent, and we'll be OK. Sure enough, after ...
... theories." For the rest of the day I spent walking out to and climbing a hill (in the heat) which afforded an overview of the town and surroundings. Regardless of the heat, I can hardly resist climbing a hill for a view. There was a little pilgrimage mosque and kiosk up there where I could get a sugared fruit drink and some nuts. I continued down from the hill (bushwacking through an olive grove) and along some of the circuit of the remaining town walls, before ...
... people were suspicious that she had so many pills. After we produced our prescriptions they let her through. Our Olympic Airlines flight was a half-hour late, but the flight attendants were very efficient. They served a nice meal even though the flight was only one hour. The Athens Airport was even nicer than Istanbul's. Within 30 minutes we had cleared immigration, retrieved our luggage, and caught a taxi. We arrived at our hotel about 0030 and ...