Swissotel Gocek Marina and Resort
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... didn't see him reach the top but joked with him that I'd like to include his adventure in my blog and could he do it again so I could take a photo.Sorry folks I couldn't persuade him !
It's been quite breezy today but still hot more swimming and more relaxing with just the lap of the water against the side of the Gulet.
We've just enjoyed afternoon tea and cake, so I thought I'd take the opportunity to write up today's ...
Cars speed by dodging errant pedestrians by the inch. The world around me spins in motion while I sit in the stillness on my little corner of the sidewalk. I feel the rush of the wind or maybe just the turbulence of the passing traffic. Every person and everything is on the go and I just sit here and wonder. I wonder their purpose for rushing about; I wonder their destination; I wonder about their life...are they content or are they looking for something more. I wonder ...
... Tarsus under the reign of Antiochus III (223-187 B.C.) during the period of the Seleucid Empire. So there existed a well-established community of Jews in Tarsus by the time of the 1st century.
Paul was born a Hellenistic Jew and a Roman citizen in Tarsus, likely through the political entourage of a relative who was a Roman citizen as well. Most often Roman citizenship was inherited from the father of the child. Even if the woman was a Roman citizen, if ...
... with me wondering what people had done up here in this windswept remote place. Was this an army barracks at the top of the world for an old civilisation? A monastic mountain retreat? There were no signs, nothing to aid a tourist's understanding. This made it feel all the more special for finding.
The next memorable part of this leg was after the turn onto the Kamisly Koyu Yolu road in north Adana province. Here I would start ...
... 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 ...