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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... cream cones, boat-to-boat!
The kids got their fill of the Ringo (tube) riding - with Adam pulling them around for about 2 hours. We fished (caught nothing), and got many pics of the kids, Ryan and Kristy jumping off the top deck of the boat. It was a peaceful, fun, beautiful cove, and a great relaxing way to spend the last full day.
We left for the three hour crossing to Kos after changing our itinerary with the Captain, in an effort to avoid longer crossings and windy weather. Even after we reached Kos, we had to travel around most of the island in order to find a protected bay to enjoy for a couple of hours. Once we found it, we took the dinghy over to the beach, played football, went on walks, looked for shells, and snorkeled. Sam and I realized we both had hit a ...
... Knights of the Order of the St John of Jerusalem, who captured the island in 1314 and held it until 1522 when it fell to the Turks. There was so much to see there, relics, including old cannons, many cannon balls and lots of metal helmets were also found.We also saw The Tree of Hippocrates called the plane tree, it's diameter is about12 metres, the current tree is only about 500 years old, but may possibly be a descendant of the original tree which allegedly ...
... and a well-preserved amphitheater from the 4th and 5th century BC. We were highly amused by the contrast between the outdoor ruins and the modern turnstile and ticketing system they have in place for the tourists who visit. Annie and I giggled like schoolgirls at the Turkish language that prompted a person through the turnstile when the ticket's barcode was read by the machine. It sounded like "Go ahead *****es."
17 Aug. We docked this morning in Bodrum, and after breakfast we board our 12 seater coach and at 9.55 set off for our Etrim Village tour. Our driver Murat and guide Mert who has a degree in Archaeology, were very good. The info he gave us was - 80 million people live in Turkey and the main source of income in this area is sponges, olive oil, figs and tobacco. 12 years compulsory education is now in force, and a 25% tax on luxury goods like cars ...