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... are both really strong and usually you need to let the grounds settle before you drink it as it is not exactly filtered. Tea is also a big deal in Turkey and is really good!
- Sometimes (a lot in Turkey) a toilet is more of a hole in the ground. See picture.
- Europe seems to be more environmentally friendly so far. In most of our hotels the key has to be places in a slot by the light switch to get the electricity to work - including the air conditioner.
- Drivers are a lot ...
... be reached by road - you have hike up to it about 6 hours! We got some incredible pics, except for the most famous one that our bus didn't stop for. Still a little frustrated about that! I'm still glad we got to see the area, though! We did get to see 2 different monasteries which were interesting, but nothing spectacular. On the way back the bus stopped at this river area that had a couple churches. It was pretty lame and made us get back ...
... not unlike me to move if requested to without waking. Luckily I
finally found myself in my original seat when I was awoken by the feeling of
cardboard in my mouth. It was not cardboard but a Pringle placed on my tongue
which as usual was slightly puffed out of my partly open mouth. It would seem
that my party of travelers was more amused with my unique style of sleep than
most. If you know me, or follow my mother’s Instagram account you will find
... and paintings in churches. The churches finally won and icons started proliferating and beautiful frescoes. Many of the frescoes were donated to the museum by private collectors.
After the Byzantine museum we went to the oldest part of the city to see Ossios David and very old church of which only half is standing. One arm of the traditional cross was destroyed. The altar of the church contains a beautiful mosaic of the young (beardless) ...
... charged an absolute fortune on unavoidable tolls. Completely shocked by the prices and the frequency, how is this country broke?
By the time we arrived in town it was starting to get dark, so to make things easier we found a campsite.
Met Les, an Aussie also traveling around in a van. Spent the night swapping travel stories over some well earned beers. Great ...