Travel Blogs from Marmaris
... woman's parents' home and ask permission for their son to marry their daughter. This doesn't really happen now as no one cares what their parents think anymore, but the parents still meet and get to know each other and everyone eats cake. It was the first time Fatma had met Ali's family too, so she was very nervous, but all went well.
... to an access point where we anchored. Oh well, mobile phone to the rescue again, or should I say Sevkiye to the rescue, she turned up a little while later with a jerry can of Diesel which we were able to get on board with a rope without anyone getting wet. We got back to the landing point after a very pleasant and relaxing day out on the water. Sevkiye cooked a lovely dinner for us that night, but no fish. ...
For the past week I haven't been able to walk. Because of my ME sometimes if I've done too much walking or if I'm having a really bad exhaustion day, then a part of my body will hurt, sometimes my knee gives way, my hip pops out or sometimes everywhere hurts. Since I've been in Ankara my knee and hip have been giving way a lot more than usual, probably because I have to walk around a lot more, but the problem usually lasts no longer than a day ...
... old town of The town of Rhodes. In the 14th century the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem (quasi religious, quasi military) showed up and saved the island from invasion of the Turks. They made Rhodes their headquarters and built a large ( 3 separate walls and 3 dry moats) fort , the Palace of the Grand Masters and a hospital which still stands. It is the end of tourist season here so many of the shops are already closed. No great shopping so ...
... hit by propellers etc. These folks are educating the local people and doing a world of good. I was surprised to hear that they had not seen any Americans there. This is also a place where flamingos hang out for a while...and they are still white! I think they need some certain minerals to get their pink color. Our host at the hostel was very sweet and thoughtful with a VERY limited English. He noticed that my upper lip area was chapped and brought out his special medicine ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet