Travel Blogs from Ayvalik
Today we drove onto a ferry that took us from Canakkale to Ayvalik.
On our drive to Troy, we passed what Glenda and I thought was the Trojan Horse, however, we sailed past without stopping and went onto the town where it is situated. When we got there, it was under renovation, we should have stopped at the first one!!
We drove onto Assos, a little ...
... of 'gangnam style' - nice work kids. Music continued to play and each of us got involved in trying to dance with some Turkish style - some were better than others and managed to pull a bit of crowd...nice work Sam, Liesl and Alisha. Being foreigners we discovered much interest from the kids with many of them wanting photo after photo after photo. Do be honest it was the closest I will ever feel like a 'rockstar' or a member of One Direction...please no autographs ;-) We ...
After less than 1hr car ride we arrive in Balikesir. I am met by my next host family, Lütfü Tezcan (father) & Güven Tezcan (son) - I met the mum later on, her name is Güvenj. As a group we stop for lunch - once again (no surprises) - very nice! I head back to my hosts house. They live in a relatively new area on a hill just on the edge of town. At the back they have a man-made forest. After dropping the bags off we head into town for a little sight ...
... ilçesindendir Balıkesir'in lakin merkezindeki dükkanlarda da bulabilirsiniz.Sarı renkli ve peynirli bu tatlı Türkiye'nin ilginç lezzetlerindendir.Uğrarsanız ufak bi kutu deneyin derim,afiyet olsun :)
Daha fazla bilgi için: http://tr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bal%C4%B1k esir
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... if interested , is www.kayitsiz.com.
The wind eased slightly in the afternoon so we sailed across Sigacek Bay and turned up the coast to spend the evening at Sarpdere Limani , a lovely bay with crystal clear water and only a very small tourist settlement at the head of the bay. The coastline is now getting greener and in places looks very NZ like.
Another long day ...