Marigold Termal & Spa Hotel
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... large windows which looked out on the snow-covered mountain range we were part the way up.
But we did, we went got ourselves kitted out at the ski hire shop and then splashed out on a skiing lesson to get ourselves started and had an hour with a chap who seemed to know his stuff. He taught us how to put the skis on, how to start, stop and turn. He charged a lot for this information, though, so we only bought an hour with him.
The next day and a half ...
... or destiny, rightness or wrongness, and so many others. Not to confuse, I mean to convey what emotions this sewed in me when I heard it, without such a discussion on the aforementioned evocations.
Perhaps the main question my soul formed was one of purpose. Why did I come here? What exactly is it that I am looking for? Over the past 7 months, these have been answered in kind, and questions today remain, as they should. What ...
... up to a sizeable and varied meal. Similar to tapas in a way. Afterward, we went to a bar called KAT-3 (pronounced kaht ooch) and I had the sheer joy of witnessing a Turkish rock band cover Bon Jovi and Metallica.
A note on drinking and culture in Turkey, or perhaps more locally, Bursa. People drink, but people aren't "supposed" to drink. Culturally it's not the most accepted thing, and apart from the bars and beyond the age range of 18 - 30 ...
... to the surest thought. This is feeling your core being turned inside out, kneaded, and contorted, and transformed. Into what you are not sure, but you know that you've never been so far from stagnant in your life.
Where does one draw their strength from? Maybe self reliance isn't so resilient a safety net. I'd say a far stronger weave comes from the fibers of family, of friends - of anyone who had faith in you when you didn't and ...
... in the clouds.
The car then stops, and there is a changeover to get on the next, to keep going further up. Already it is noticeably colder. I was told to bring a sweatshirt and be prepared and it's a good thing I was. The second half of the ride is even better. The trees change to conifers exclusively, and suddenly the ground below pulls away from the car, revealing a deep gorge and leaving us hanging hundreds and hundreds of feet in the air. Truly remarkable ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center