Travel Blogs from Altinkum
It's been a while since I last updated you all so I will endeavour to break it down day by day from our tour. Day 1. The first day was basically a walking tour of Istanbul and going to the main sites of the Blue Mosque and Aya Sofia. So much history in these two places and its all very overwhelming to try and get a grasp of what was occurred. I'll …
Back isn't getting any better and I’m sure the jolt from the slip yesterday didn’t help! I’ll just do my extensions throughout the day to try and bring it back under control.
We took the tender into Chios around 11am and noticed people were already coming back on board – hmmmmm not a good sign.
We walked around and a peaceful protest was taking place. The town is unremarkable and didn’t hold any charm for ...
... and groups of young people here on weekend getaways, it seems. Like Sile, there were beach restaurat/bars with chairs and umbrellas for rent out front, but more spread out, no loud music playing from the bars. This is definitely a bit more upscale- a but more international as well. Many more people speak English here and I hear many different languages being spoken all around me.
... be. They are incredibly popular here in Turkey from what I have seen so far.
We headed to the small beach down the road, which was more of a small bay, not very clean either.
... is only 20-30 minutes away by boat. Banu's husband and sister arrived later that day and we all went out for dinner where we had another traditional Turkish meal. The food here is very tasty! During the second day Banu and Abru took us along to the markets, where we could only stay for an hour or so because the weather was so hot! It must have been creeping up to 40 degrees. Dinner that night was ...