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- Shuttle bus service
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... a swim (with t-shirt) in the somewhat salty tasting lake. Little after I tend to stop for ATM and internet only, but end up spending time with Sla, a lovely Turkish teenager, my translator, and her family. It is in her house that I 'discover' the double teapot system. Hot water in the lower part, black tea in the top one: A glass is filled with little black tea and topped up with hot water. Great way to avoid too strong tea! We have lunch outside with yummie ...
... iPads, but some of my best shots were taken with it. Great resolution, and nice wide angles. Yes, I looked goofy, but amazing pictures. All that said, I think Yvonne caught the best pictures of all with her iPhone. I will never travel again lugging this SLR. But maybe Santa Jim will get me an iPad mini so I don't look so goofy. We were back to the hotel by 7 - got re-packed and had an incredible breakfast. The hotel redeemed itself in the food department. Amazing ...
... spotted with all the other hot air balloons. According to our pilot, recent regulations enforced meant that a maximum 99 balloons could go up at one time... but I have a feeling he just made that number up (and subsequently got 99 Luftballoons stuck in our heads!). We floated around the whole area, up and up and then dipping down into valleys before floating up high again. Our landing was just as smooth as the take off and so precise and well executed that our basket was able to ...
... years in Holland. He, like our friends Pam and Paul, had cycled through Iran and was heading for Vienna at around 100km day. He looked very fit....
Our first stop was a beautiful Caravanserai which was being restored. They are spaced around 40km apart all the way across this area in Turkey being THE route between Central Asia and Europe. This one was from the 9C and was huge. The ...
... which we see everywhere and have so far managed to avoid buying.
I always feel a little mean if I don't buy something as they are obviously struggling, but no is a good word.
By now all I really wanted to do was curl up and have a snooze, but it was all back on the bus and off to the whirling dervish ceremony instead.
This was very interesting. Having been told a little about the background of this, we could now see it for ourselves. Their 'dance' was ...