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... so I could stretch out to sleep across 4 seats. Carley will appreciate my "Mr Bean moment" when I hung my wet knickers and tee-shirt out on the tray tables to dry them off. :-)
The flight and bus connections were all very easy, so here I am now in Marmaris, Turkey. I spent all day in the Albatros Marina going over one potential boat purchase, hitch-hiked back to town at end of the day, ...
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 ...
... had been waiting 25 minutes for the baggage man. If his bags were to be overweight at the air port he would charge it to the hotel. He was still shouting while the porter came and I left with him to retrieve our bags. After this fuss his blood pressure boiled over when he couldn't find his passport. Such entertainment - his wife soon found it for him - his behaviour really was disgraceful.
It was a long hot transfer to the airport - around ...
... contain very ornate tombs carved into the stone walls. These are Hellenistic in style and look very similar to Petra. Wealthy people and royalty were buried in such tombs. The Dalyan River is not so deep and meanders amidst the bullrushes. It is very peaceful.
We finally arrive at Caunos. This is a town from the 6th century BC. It was conquered by the Romans in the 1st century BC and remained under their ...
... corner who cooked me a very nice mince meat flat bread. Just after lunch the rain started, very heavy with loud thunder thrown in. The hotel had a power cut. They got the lifts going again fairly swiftly but wifi was out for the day. After the downpour we walked up to the old village which was much quieter but more run down. They really do have chickens in all the back yards. After our stroll we had an hour in the sun by the pool then it was waffle time. ...