Travel Blogs from Bodrum
... tubs. We even took and outside elevator down to the marina, beach area. Gina was impressed by the helicopter pad at the entrance, but was disappointed to know that we'd be taking the public bus to town yesterday to explore St. Peter's castle and museum.
The castle was originally built by the Knights of St. John from Rhodes, Greece in the name of Christianity in the 1400's, but it was given up by 1523 to the Ottoman ...
... I discovered Bodrum after breakfast when I set out to walk the town rather than walk the ship.
Boy, did I walk, I think the flat section lasted about three miles and then the path turned up hill. Climbing in the sun, I stopped at a pharmacy for sunscreen which required the last of my Turkish Lira, and kept walking until I reached the top. There several ravaged windmills stand guard having seen better days. From that hilltop one can see ...
... the peaceful silence, the activity of the hundreds of different species and the feeling of adrenaline that comes with being 30m under water! The first dive all seemed so fast after it had taken so long to get started so once I'd resurfaced all I wanted to do was get back in and experience it all over again, but as it is with diving I had to settle for an hour wait then another go! The second dive ...
... had even two maps of Nisyros, 1:35 000 and the hiking map, 1:20 000. Nice.
The plan is to rent a motorbike. I pretend to know something about driving it but have forgotten. Dimitris gives me a brief lesson, I drive a few rounds in the port and feel confident enough to take the bike. And he feels confident enough to give it to me. 200 meters in Vietnam and some circling aroung my aunt's house don’t actually count as practise. But what could be a ...
... awhile. You need more crew to really sail the boat with both sails -- it was close to 60 feet long. After awhile we stopped, they provided snorkel mask and a noodle and off we went. After about 30 minutes I told John that I could verify that there was at least one fish in the Mediterranean Sea -- I had just finally seen him! It is not really ...
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