Travel Blogs from Okurcalar
... ended up at a Texmex/Italian/Turkish restaurant which was not at all your typical Turkish restaurant. Within 30 mins of us being there the main waiter was up on one of the girls chairs gyrating and stripping above our table. Fireworks and flares were then brought out and taken around the restaurant. At one point, myself and the other girls were also up on our chairs dancing to the music. After our 4 ...
... and different teas and juices.
When we arrived it was 8.30 pm and we were picked up by a nice man who took us to the room we are renting. It was time for a walk...too much sitting had been done. We decided to walk to the beach and explore.
What a circus!!! It was like a New Year's Eve party in a major Thailand tourist hot spot. Lights beaming colours into to sky, neon signs flashing everywhere you look, tourists walking round dressed like drug overdosed ...
... There were eleven us in all. Two girls from China who spoke very little English. A couple both originally from China studying in Boston. He is an architect and now studying to be an urban planner at Harvard. She is studying at Boston University. They plan on returning to China when their studies are done. A couple from southern India, but he is currently working on a project in London. They and their 2 year old daughter will return to India once the ...
... tacky. I had somehow avoided having my photo taken altogether [odd, that] and was almost tempted to buy their rejected magnet.
Back on the coach, we were then taken round the corner to the largest mosque in the mediterranean area, according to Osman.
I got off the bus to take a look. The wonderfully down to earth lady in front of me also got off, harrumphing. She must be in her eighties, very tall, thin and a typical English Lady with a stonkingly ...
We liked Konya as far as a big..not Hugh...but big Turkish city goes...THIS one did not have that chaotic feel to it. I made the mistake of thinking the Dervishes were whirling nightly. NOT. Darn! I am very saddened that I will miss the Dervish here. I guess this just means it will always be calling me back. In spite of the inland pervasive pollution...I do love this country. I am slowly getting a better understanding of it and it's people. I ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center