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... Bergama, where we are treated to a spectacular display of carpet weaving, spinning silk and finally the best new talent: selling, you just what you always wanted a Turkish carpet. Having escaping the carpet sales floor, having a quick drink, Colin taking over the shop selling everything half price! We head of to Pergamon. Pergamon has the steepest amphitheatre still in existence or that ...
... couple of hours to walk the streets at our leisure before being picked up and taken to lunch. Izmir, third largest city in Turkey, some interesting sights sounds and smells. Followed by s buffet style lunch, there seems to be a pattern forming....and then on towards Ayvaik and the Grand Hotel ...
... stowed, we headed out onto the highway. Our Renault Fluence is the perfect size but not really great on power but the roads were great as far as the coast. It was a longish drive and Ron and I shared driving and Christine and Bob share navigation duties.
We made such good time that we did have time to take a 4 hour detour to Assos. In this case getting there was at least half the fun! We knew the distance was almost 75 km and our average speed had been over a 100 km per hour up ...
We were aware that strong northerlies were forecast for the following day so made a dash for as far up the coast as we could manage in the day. Arrived at Sigacek marina at 7.45 pm after a 80 miles of motor sailing. The only highlight was watching Turkish armed forces helicopters target practising on the coastal slopes near Sigacek. Whole hillsides painted with various targets.
... it did, without the help of the signs.
After a fairly brief visit to Troy we got back on the road and drove to Bergama, about three or four hours away. Here we stayed at a campsite, alone as usual, for two days. We wanted to put our feet up a bit and enjoy the emergence of some really nice weather. Not a cloud in the sky and pleasantly warm in the sun, though still with a little coolness in the air. Over the two ...
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