Travel Blogs from Alanya
... long thinking about.
I visited my friend Yavuz, who returned recently from his work in Zelenograd, Russia for a quick vacation.
He picked me up Friday morning at the airport and the weekend beach action started.
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The whole stretch from Silifke to well past Antalya is revolting high rise. Mind you some of them are unbelievable; so kitsch that they are interesting. We thought that maybe someone had started a completion to see who could design the ugliest building!
On the good side. There ...
... wanted! But it's only today and tomorrow we have to get up at 7:30. The rest of the cruise we don't work till the evening so can so why we like! I'm not complaining though, as I know we have an easy life! We are hardly working after tomorrow! After opening 3 hours this morning we docked back in Alayna, Turkey. We then don't have to go back to work till 8:15 tonight! So work 4 hours get 6 off. Then work 3 hours. It's not a bad life. Escaped the ...
... the shops from 10:30 to 11:30. Meaning we were in the crew bar by 12, and didn't leave till it closes at 2. Crew bar is my favourite part of the ship! It's a dark little room with loud music, lots of comfy chairs and a tiny dance floor. It's sort of like a cross between an underage club and a backstreet strip bar! But it's home and I love it. It's only down the corridor from our cabin too, so only a 20 second walk and I can ...
... lots of clothing stores to be found - I bought a couple short sleeved shirts for 30E), we went back to the ship. Although the masseur had instructed us that leaving the oil on our skin for the day would be beneficial, I really wanted to shower to get rid of that oily feeling.
We went for dinner at the other main dining room, the Alizar, as we didn't want to wait again at the Grand Pacific. I had the chef's special, which was filet of tilipia with potato patties ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center