Kocaeli Universitesi Derbent Uygulama Oteli
Travel Blogs from Izmit
... confused, the host sat us with another couple at a table. We ordered hookah and tea. the band was great - definitely a cover band of Turkish favorites. People were singing along, dancing at points and handing the band sheets of paper with requests and to come up and sing with them. It was really fun. It's the first time I really saw people my age hanging out and drinking - though I will say, a good 50 percent of the people were only drinking tea and ...
... We had some argument over whether to drive over to Yenilova and take the Fast Car Ferry across the Sea of Marmara to Istanbul, or to drive to Istanbul and cross the Bosphorus bridge. Well, I wanted the ferry, since we were in a hurry - we had tickets for a concert in Istanbul that night and we still needed to pick them up - but the boys thought that it would be easier to just drive on the roads.
The drive to Istanbul was quick enough, but once we ...
... some English phrases on his mobile, which I mimed to him, and we parted ways. We walked over to the girls, past their bedraggled sand-ridden tent, which was tied tenuously to the restaurant, and chatted for half an hour, before some Turkish people joined us with their girlfriends, who gave directions to the girls earlier, and then soon after, the two bus drivers who brought the girls to Ağva the night before.
Word followed pictogram, and after two lovely ...
... location was wasted, one could move on to richer, unspoiled venues. That might not be Turner's thesis; it's mine. In the U.S. much of that tendency (despite Republican resistance) is undergoing a self-conscious reversal in the last 10 to 20 years. Anyway, on to Iznik, a pleasant enough place. I located the presumptive location of the 325 convocation that produced The Nicene Creed, the Church (or is it to be a Mosque or museum, now?) of Hagia Sophia. It is ...
... 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 ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet