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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... 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 ...
... non the less interesting and amazing at the lengthy of time these stones have been here. Also on the same site is a 14th century mosque built in the Ottoman style. We returned to Dream Catcher for lunch and then set off to complete the drive around the Biga Peninsular. The scenery is different again to yesterday, as we climbed up the hills the land became barren and scorched, scattered with large boulders and occasionally there were signed ...
It's cold this morning only 15 degrees! The heater will soon warm us up!
We are heading for an interesting town on the coast, Ayvalik, behind the sea front there is an old Greek fishing village. During the the 'War of Independsnce' in the 1920's, the Greek population were forced to abandon their homes and relocate to Levos, whilst in turn the Turks from that island were compelled to start new lives in Ayvalik.
The journey there passed through some lovely scenery, ...
The day starts with a traumatic experience, as we are getting ready to leave some of the men who were here with the rams reappear, they untied them and proceed to sacrifice them almost in front of us. I have witnessed sacrifices in Nepal at their festivals and I find them very upsetting. If you have never heard an animal squealing as their throat is cut you cannot know how horrible it is. I know that I shouldn't judge other people's cultures but it I find ...
... out and resolve to skip this activity for a while! "To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die." (Headstone at The Beach Cemetary) We end up in Canakkale in order to do a Galipolli tour the next day. It has turned cold and windy so we really see Gallipoli in its true light. We visit the beach cemetery, Anzac Cove, the Memorial site, Lone Pine Cemetery etc. It is really interesting to get a feel for the place - especially as next year will be ...