Allstar Marinem Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ankara
Me and Zeki went to see Kocatepe mosque today, I'd heard it is worth seeing, and it has a big shopping centre underneath it so even more worth visiting! The mosque looked amazing from the outside and on the inside too. I had to cover my head when I was inside, but instead of using veils that ...
... Kristina's roommate Kayleen made pumpkin Nutella muffins, SO good. I did the dishes and enjoyed haha. It was also a great time hanging out in the kitchen and keeping each other company. All the baked goods were out of this world! For the most part while in Ankara we just hungout and we also went to a movie. We did end up having a very eventful Saturday. In the morning we went with a group of people in search of a traditional ...
... 1750 BC). The Hittite civilization was established during the Bronze Age, though the Hittites were the forerunners of the Iron Age. Hattusa is now an UNESCO world heritage site. (I am a total history nerd, so of course I absolutely loved this! These are definitely the oldest ruins I have ever seen!).
We arrived in Ankara in the evening and ...
... at the "Old Greek House" which is literally that -- an old Greek house. It's famous for its food where you eat in an open court which is surrounded on the upper levels by the rooms. It's simple but very homey and the caretakers are a large family that are very friendly -- we all received big hugs when we arrived.
After the overnight train ride (and no morning shower) and then going all day, we were all ready to ...
So I decided not to go to Istanbul and to explore Turkey’s capital, Ankara. After all, it was only a mere 5 hour bus ride from Goreme. Those 5 hours just flew by!!!
Ankara is quite modern and I find my way around town quite easily. The only drawback is that I selected an “iffy” hotel (the first of who knows how many - I hope not too many - I may encounter during this trip). It was a real challenge for me as none of the staff at the ...
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