Vivanco Hotel

Kaledibi Mevkii Bozyazy, Mersin, Icel, Turkish Mediterranean Coast, Turkey | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mersin

Tarsus (Acts 9:11, 30; 11:25; 21:39; 22:3)

A travel blog entry by jerrywierwille on Jul 31, 2014

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... memory of Severus Alexander, Septimus Severus, Caracalla, and Hadrionus. However, the most significant finding has been 1st century Roman road. Approximately 200 ft. (60 m.) has been excavated. The road is made of black basalt and is cambered with an elaborate drainage system. The road is thought to have existed since the 2nd-century B.C. during the Seleucids and was then rebuilt by the Romans. There is also a courtyard with portico and excavations are continuing ...

A room with a view (1680km)

A travel blog entry by cflove on May 14, 2014

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... roadsides Oleander was in full bloom and the wild Hollyhocks of pink and white were splendid. The wild roses and cultivated were just fantastic, dripping with blooms. Why are we trying to cultivate them in Northern Europe or Oman when clearly they flourish half way in-between. Annie

A couple of hours later we pulled into Mersin (a massive sprawling city, which I have never heard of and has few attributes) and, after the ...

Turkey

A travel blog entry by rob-lowe on Dec 14, 2012

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... one stretch of road topped them all. The road curved at the base of a mamoth sandstone mountain, its grainy surface enhanced as I approached; like a golden sheet of velvet dropped from above and delicately pressed into pits. To my right barren land lay over lumps dotted with short trees, meeting vertically smooth, green mountains along the skyline. Sculpted rock formations ahead sat alone and unique, seeming more like characters encounter than a ...

Home of Cleopatra's Gate

A travel blog entry by bumihills on Aug 13, 2011

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... here was to visit St. Paul's well built in Roman times and sitting beside what is considered, by some, as the site of his family home (which can be seen at ground level under a glass platform). Somehow St. Paul's Church, which was included in our itinerary, was skipped.

The Roman city of Tarsus was believed to have been the meeting place of Antony ...

Karatepe, St Paul's Ghost & Across the Taurus

A travel blog entry by chagger1 on Jun 08, 2011

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... Age people (theirs was only a Bronze culture). This was a summer retreat for the Hittite kings. We entered by one lion gate & exited by another. Wonderful relief carvings, made even more powerful by the setting. They spoke to us clearly across 3 millenia - musicians & warriors, sacrificial bull, a boat with oarsmen, a mother suckling a child beneath a tree, the Sun God looking reminiscent of scary dreams. The small museum held other treasures - a tree ...

Location

This hotel, located on Kaledibi Mevkii Bozyazy, Mersin, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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