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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... hired a motor scooter now to get around town. I'll go back to the marina tomorrow to look at another boat.
The area is quite different to I imagined; not that I can think now what I imagined. The first thing that struck me driving in the bus from the Dalaman airport to Marmaris, is how quiet it is (especially after Asia). The towns, roads etc. were empty of people. The countryside is ...
... an earthquake. The Italians rebuilt it in 1938. The Italians have done a great job but spoilt it by decorating inside with a lot of Italian furniture, relocated mosaic floors etc. from Ancient Greek sites. Amazing! We then had free time to wander the streets. The Main Street that leads from the Palace is called The Avenue of Knights and inns are located along here that once housed the knights of various nationalities e.g. Inn of Spain, Inn of France. Wandered the narrow lanes ...
A day on Crete, enjoying great mild weather, some 4,000 year old culture, fruits of the forest, home made wine and our first ever swim in the Mediterranean. Not a bad life. Another city (Heraklion) shut down by protests, this time students against police violence. We teamed up with our kiwi posse and hired a convoy of taxis that did a few of the sights. Really friendly and informative. They thought we were a bit crazy wanting to swim (as it's now out of season). But I ...
... up to a castle at the top which like many medieval fortresses replace Greek and roman temples and reused much of the marble from the prior temples. The view of the Aegean sea from the top was amazing. The top of the castle had ancient roman rooms. You could take a donkey up to the top, but we were advised against it as some people fall off and get injured. I got a nice linen pants and almost left ...
... adorable bundles of fluff!
During our time off we had the chance to explore Mugla which was admittedly quite small. However there were opportunities to play sport in the local facilities and we were able to take the bus to a nearby beautiful beach called Akyaka. Akyaka is a beautiful place with a stunning stream of crystal clear glacier water running into the sea. There are many ...