Travel Blogs from Gaziantep
Tuesday May 7 Day 5: Istanbul/Gaziantep
Turkish 2222 Airbus A320 (snack)
11:10AM Istanbul arrive 12:45PM Gaziantep
"Mid-day we fly to Gaziantep ("Antep"), one of the world's longest continuously inhabited cities and center of Turkey's pistachio cultivation and baklava production. Upon arrival we tour Gaziantep’s Zeugma Mosaic …
GUN 6 GUNLERDEN SALI
Artık yola çıkma ve geri dönme zamanı geldi.
Kızıltepe,Viranşehir ( aslında hiç viran değildir)
Urfa üzerinden Gaziantep ' e döndük...
Kafilemiz yolda neşeli fakat yorgundu
Yolculuk sonuna doğru uyuklayanların adedinde artış kaydedildi. …
GÜN 2 GÜNLERDEN CUMA
Sabah güzel bir kahvaltı.
Dostlarım, aramıza yeni katılanlarlar için özel olarak "katmer" yaptırmışlar.
Bildiğiniz gibi Antep yemekleri ile ünlü bir ilimiz kendine has çok yemeğin anavatanı adeta..
Katmer bu yörenin önemli tadlarından biri.
... old building down by the Euphrates River which back 2000 years ago the wealthy people used to spend down time, it must have been like a pavilion for the summer. Anyways it had beautiful murals on the walls and the floored were covered in stunningly beautiful mosaic tiles depicting the gods etc etc. Anyway the government in recent years decided to flood the area and build the Dam which we visited earlier, so they lifted at the tiles ...
... reaching new heights in Urfa, walking to the top for the nice views. First 'new hat, Sheila' shot on the trip. Music heard atop the castle was a wedding celebration below on the far side. Only two columns remain, Sheila having her map out nonetheless. Went down via the tunnel: big steps but cool. Paul thought he would make a better prophet than me; I agreed.
I stood near a gravesite waiting for Lyn to come down and some ladies spoke to me in Turkish, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
very very friendly staff
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