Travel Blogs from Marmaris
... could live underground for months at a time, with animal stalls, larders, churches, schools etc all contained below the surface. It was a bit eerie looking up from the bottom level through the ventilation shaft. After this we kept heading south west until we reached the sparkling blue water of the Mediterranean, with an overnight stop once we reached the coast. Next day we visited a couple of Roman and Byzantine city ...
... We passed right by a shop specializing in all kinds of nuts – had we known, we would have purchased some.
Once our passports were cleared, we headed out to open water and spent the next two hours motoring to the Greek Island of Symi (spelled Simi by the Greeks). We pulled into the picturesque village of Panormitis where we visited the Holy Monastery of the Archangel Michael, which dates back to the 15th century. We toured the ...
One of the islands we stopped at was called Cleopatra Island which has a lot of ancient ruins, when I went on the boat trip with nanny and loulou we didn't go on this island as there is an entrance fee. However this time we didn't have to pay the entrance fee as we had family discount, so we walked around the island. There were so many chickens on the island it was amazing, I made a chicken friend on the beach but I think he was using me to get to the cake I was eating. ...
Getting up this morning, and enjoying my breakfast, alone, felt really odd. The table seems much too big for one person. Nonetheless, enjoying morning coffee, overlooking Mandraki Harbor will always be very special. Jacques wanted to leave around 10:30a.m., and go to Symi. So as we are pulling out of Mandraki for the last time this year, "....off to Cannes..." Marina yells exuberantly from the captain's seat in the cockpit. "off to Cannes...." I repeat.... adding " ...
... Next thing two scuba divers turned up and it took us a while to work out what they were doing. There was great rejoicing when they retrieved the little camera after about 5 or 10 minutes searching. We had a last celebratory drink but it has been an active week and we were all a bit weary. Kerrie and I played cards and then we had a few nightcaps with Shane and Lawrence. Mel and Chris turned in early because her back was still ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility