- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Another early breakfast after a good nights sleep, a few people look a bit worse for wear after yesterday. Breakfast at 7am and coach departs about 8.15. About a 2 hour trip along the old coast road rather than motorway, giving us some fantastic views of the Aegean coastline. Arriving in Izmir we ...
It's cold this morning only 15 degrees! The heater will soon warm us up!
We are heading for an interesting town on the coast, Ayvalik, behind the sea front there is an old Greek fishing village. During the the 'War of Independsnce' in the 1920's, the Greek population were forced to abandon their homes and relocate to Levos, whilst in turn the Turks from that island were compelled to start new lives in Ayvalik.
The journey there passed through some lovely scenery, ...
... car car park where a man spoke good English, he explained that the site would open at 1.00pm. That gave us te to have an early lunch. At opening time we took the cable car up to the entrance, there were souvenirs stalls lining the track and a barrier from the exit that made you walk past them all! Well planned tourism! We paid and entered . The site is amazing as well as the acropolis, there is a 10,000 seat amphitheatre built into the hill side, it's ...
... anniversary. However, because each site is small and spread out over a large area it somehow makes it more palatable...especially in comparison to the American cemetery in Normandy where the acres and acres of crosses really depict the huge loss of life and the futility of war. Tomorrow we are on the road to Istanbul. It is the start of the 4 day "Festival of the Sacrifice" when everyone visits friends and family - apparently the traffic will be ...
... the Grill on Deck 10. The weather was perfect and the city of Kusdasi was beautiful at night.
So we started this morning in Lesbos by tendering ashore. This is the third largest Greek island. We went first to the archeological museum which was surprisingly good. They had the most beautiful mosaics on display that I have even seen. They had several rooms with entire mosaic floors that had ...