Selimiye Tasodalar Hotel
Travel Blogs from Edirne
WTF? I mean, really, WTF?
I have been up since 7.30am drinking chai and looking outside on a virtual monsoon and the water is running down the streets. *****.
This past half an hour I have been checking various weather websites, some telling me that it's sunny and warm and others telling me this is going to last for two days.
I think we're going to head off anyway at about 9 or half past. Sure we can't stay here.
... after the Russo-Turkish War, an
autonomous Bulgarian state was created within the Ottoman Empire by
the Treaty of Berlin in 1878. On the other side 1944 is remembered,
the Bulgarian coup d'état of 1944,
also known as the 9 September coup
d'état was a change in the Kingdom of Bulgaria's
administration and government carried out on the eve of 9 September
€3 buys a lunch of two warm ...
... had the carrier on the back of my bike pop off. Luckily I had outrun the pack by then.
Once I got to Edirne I had an energy drink and paprika chips. Not because I was craving them necessarily but because it reminded me of Cat and her extensive diet plan. Edirne itself was a pleasant surprise. there was a lot of activity and there were a lot of statues and fountains all over. Walking around was quite nice before heading back to the A/C of the hotel. ...
... I will describe the border details a bit, as they were the usual interesting adventure.
We were aware that we would need to but a visa somewhere upon entry, and one of our books advised to get into the visa lineup before the immigration checkpoint. It also luckily advised us to have US dollars or Euros. Neither of which I would have had sufficient of if not warned. So, we checked through the Bulgarian exit point with no problem. As we approached the Turkey entry ...
... chicken) and I had some kofte. Simon ordered fried horse mackerel, which ended up being about 2 dozen tiny, sardine-sized fish, dipped whole into batter and deep fried, served with bones and heads intact. They were tasty (he begged me to try one, I think mainly to reduce the number he'd have to get through - he doesn't cope well with food that looks like the animal it came from) but a bit too much effort to eat. Then we headed back to the hotel for a good night's sleep.