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Saturday January 17, 2015
Selcuk, Turkey (SELL chook)
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We took a train to Selcuk from Fethiye just because we could. There is ...
... ruins in the eastern Mediterranean. Only an estimated 15% has been excavated. The ruins that are visible give some idea of the city's original splendor, and the names associated with the ruins are evocative of its ...
... flight from Istanbul to Izmir (did I mention that I'm a little tired of planes at the moment?), and then took the train from the Izmir airport into Selcuk. And, almost right on cue, Turkey reinforced its place in my mind as the country with the best hospitality anywhere in the world - there was a very helpful guy on the train who clearly thought it a natural duty to lift my 22.3-kg bag onto the train for me, and ...
... AD, are about as historic as you can get.
After about two and a half hours and at least 50 cats (seriously, the cats were everywhere--cats seem to love Turkish ruins, though we spied park rangers pouring massive quantities of kibbles out for them, which I'm sure helps), we walked back to Selcuk. We returned to the Artemis Hotel to pick up our bags, then walked back to the bus station to catch a bus to our next destination. Of course, ...
... We swam in the "Cleopatra pool" which the Turks claim Cleopatra herself swam in. There were remains of the Hierapolis including pillars and large pavement stones that still remain in the Cleopatra pool today. The calcium pools are protected by Unesco which we are appreciative of because they are absolutely incredible. Being Canadians, we couldn’t help but think that part of the slopes look similar to a ski hill. The mineral pools are so unique ...
Other places to stay in Selcuk
Pamucak Mevki Pamucak, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $106
- Not a 5* hotel
- Kids will love it!
- Please, Don't go there if you want sea bath
Ataturk Cad 57, Selcuk | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Peaceful Hotel
- Well below expectations
- Lovely place
Ataturk Mah, 1012 Sok No 2, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $25
Ataturk Mah., Selcuk | Hotelfrom $62
- Well worth a stay
- Loved the Hotel Bella and staff
- Hotel Bella was a gem
Isabey Mah. Sehit Polis Metin Tavaslioglu Cad. No:34, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $60
Ataturk Mah. 1051 Sok. No:7 Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk | 3 star hotelfrom $87
Ataturk Mah., 1016 Sok., No. 19, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $39
Isabey Mah. 1054 Sokak 3, Selcuk | 3 star hotelfrom $55
Ataturk Bulvari, 1067 Sokak no.15, Selcuk | 2 star hotelfrom $46
Sarapci Kuyu Mevkii PK 66, Selcuk | 4 star hotelfrom $52
Zafer Mah. 3004 Sok No. 16, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $27
14 Mayis Mah. 4034 Sok. 14, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $45
Ataturk Mah. Kubilay Cad. No. 24 , Selcuk | Hotelfrom $52
Ataturk Mah. Sehabettin Dede Cad. No:12 Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $60
Namik Kemal Cad. No 20, Selcuk | 3 star hotelfrom $52