Swissotel Gocek Marina and Resort
Travel Blogs from Gocek
... them and how they found themselves in this place. I wonder the same thing about myself too. I wonder what they wonder. Maybe they think, “What is this stupid American doing sitting on the side of the street looking all discombobulated at the crowd around him?”...LOL. I'm not sure about the actual answer to that question, but I know that I was reflecting on my journey in life and in my faith and I was humbled by the thought of how insignificant I am (now don't ...
... was not, the child would not inherit citizenship. Social status and legal perogatives were only bestowed through paternal lineage. Roman citizenship was not common in the 1st century but was growing rapidly in the generation preceding Paul's birth and into his own generation. It is estimated that there were 4.5 million Roman citizens around the time of Paul (Augustus, Res Gestae 2.8) and that there were ~40-55 million people in the Roman Empire.
... east through the mountains on my way down to Adana. One issue. One the new O-21 toll road down through the valley from Eminlik to Gokbez it had begun to rain. This is fine on a nice new tarmac road with gentle curves and gradients. Now I was confronted with some challenging dirt roads, much less well maintained than that near Mt Hasan and often covered in large puddles, some spanning the road. I had slowed to 30km/h and begun to think ...
... Except this hotel has electricity.
Typical Turkish breakfast is laid out before me but spend the rest of the morning trying to eradicate beeswax from teeth and gums from the honey, which is....delicious.
Anitkabir is the first port of call. Ataturk's Mausoleum - he being the founding father of modern Turkey. Mausoleum stands at the head of three sides of colonnaded arcades. Slightly reminiscent of Nazi architecture or a set straight out ...
... 45am ( quarter of an hour late) and missed the connecting flight to Adana ( where I was to meet the truck). Actually I was always going to miss it as the Istanbul - Adana flight left at 8.05. I had booked a total flight on the web ( Tel Aviv - Adana) but somehow their web site can't schedule properly. I tried to contact them in the days before the flight but just kept getting a standard reply - " we are looking into your query and will respond ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet