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After a hearty breakfast we boarded the coach and weaved our way out of Istanbul travelling west along the coastline of the Sea of Marmara towards Gallipoli.(approx. 300kms)
Gallipoli was the scene of a dramatic allied campaign during the First World War, where thousands of British, Australian and New Zealand troops lost their lives in fierce …
Today was war history day. Our drive south passed the Sea of Marmara, to Gallipoli on the Dardenelles. (it's like eating caramel flan to speak these names- they slide so smoothly across your tongue.) As it began to pour rain, we stopped to visit the WWI ANZAC site, where the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp were battled by the Turks for months …
April 29, 2011
Istanbul to Canakkale
This morning we left early at 7:30am in order to make the four hour drive to Gallipoli, on the way to Canakkale.
We arrived in Gallipoli around noon and had a very good seafood lunch before visiting the battlefields of Gallipoli. Most Americans are not familiar with Galiipoli, which was a …
Today, we headed to the city of Galipoli. First, we stopped and had lunch In Gelibolu at a restaurant on the sea - literally. We were so close that the waves and wakes from the boats were splashing up on the dining patio. We ate lentil soup, bread, stewed veggies, meatballs, salad, and rice. After lunch, we continued our drive up the coast. There, …
Wakening to fresh air and the sound of the gently pounding surf is much better than any alarm clock. It's still a little hazy and a little early for breakfast, so I have time to shower, dress and explore the area around this 5* resort. The swimming pool is almost an infinity pool. Beautifully designed. Past the pool is the path to the Agean Sea. A …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
The Tusan Hotel was excellent. Set among pine trees and over looking the countryside and sea.
Staff were very friendly and the food very good. There was an English Bar with a relaxing patio beckoning.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.