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... tour of the Embassy, including the social club and the pool. Rachel and I settled down to a cheap but lovely lunch outside in the sun, where a couple of her colleagues came to join us. Most people there are English, and the staff speak English very well. We talked about a few details of the trip etc, but mostly it was a time to relax.
I was taken to the outdoor pool area, where I was told that if it was OK, I would ...
... they'd like to eat. Jeanne and I end up at a pizza joint. A nice Efes beer and a couple of slices later, we're sitting in a outdoor balcony enjoying a lovely pastel sunset glow.
Thursday May 16 Day 14: Ankara
"This morning we visit the Atatürk Mausoleum, honoring the founder of the Turkish Republic, Kemal Atatürk; and the notable Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, which chronicles the history of Asia Minor. Our afternoon is at leisure before ...
Sorry no pictures this time folks, my camera is not within reach and I'm not going to get it. They'll be on FB later.
The wild dogs have become more of an issue. We walk to class in the morning (which takes about 40 minutes since our guest hotel is a world away from EVERYTHING) and can walk back as long as we're in a group and it's not later than 4 or so. Otherwise, we're barked at by wild dogs as we try walk up the 1/2 mile long driveway to ...
We left Olympos at 6am for our longest truck day yet. Now, as this was the first time we'd loaded the backpacks onto the truck since agreeing which lockers they were to live in do you think it all went smoothly? After all, the lockers are numbered so all everyone had to do was remember which numbered locker they were in....toooo hard!! ...complete shambles!! Hilarious!! Some people couldn't even remember which side of the ...
Marta and I took the bus from Istanbul to Ankara. Why, I am not sure, except that the museum here is supposed to be outstanding. No other tourists come here, and as a result, there are no hostels, and it would be expensive with just one person.
We finally found the hotel, with the help of a "guide"; it was about half a mile from the bus stop, except we ...