Travel Blogs from Gumbet
... to plan. Unless the plan was to buy leaking snorkels. While I was asleep, mum and Maddie went on a little explore and discovered a restaurant. One where adults could sit under a shady tree while the kids could have a swim, only 5 feet away. So we went, and it was lovely. Although some nice seafood starters were all we could manage. After lunch, we went for a drive past a town called Türkbükü, but we re-named it Timbuktu. We ...
... of the wind strength. (At least that is the story I am going to tell the girls!!) We are traveling to the ancient city of Knidos today. Around 12 miles or so. Headwind so a bit of beating but long beats given the expanse of sea around us. There is an old amphitheatre and many old ruins (I suspect the joke of another old ruin visiting in his yacht will be made). The place became difficult to inhabit ...
... 10 - 15 feet lower than the streets and showing great sophistification for the time - water pipes, floor mosaics, columns, etc. Kors is less than 10 miles from the Turkish coast and lots of water based activity. They sell t-shirts here just in case you forgot to bring one.
Weather has been perfect. We've worked through the jet lag. I had lamb chops for breakfast. We're looking forward to the next few days!
... our passport and we were officially out of Turkey and in Greece. Now this was the first time we hadn't booked accommodation. Partly due to having the whole day to sort something and also because we'd been told by a few fellow travelers that there would be room renters. Once again in true Jed & Jess style our 'winging' paid off! A lady called Maria approached ...
... shops named 'Jimmy shoe' 'Marc Spencer' and 'Nexst' they even had a pub called 'white mans pub' Righto.... We soon left and were on a bus to bodrum. Very easy instructions to the hostel. Dumped our bags and headed for dinner. After dinner and back in the room we had a quick look online for ferrys to Kos, however it seemed a little harder than pre anticipated...a fellow traveller said he was going in two days ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service