Travel Blogs from Armutalan
Hos Galdeniz, We said goodbye to everyone in the group. Katie and Scott left to hike the Alacian Way trail, and Mark, Sarah, and the kids started the journey back to America. We went to see the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world dated back to 351 BC. Material from the ruin was used to build the castle in Bodrum. Gwynne and I, now almost halfway through our ...
... day Sevkiye organised a car outing to the same beach as the day before but the other end. There was also a Turtle Hospital there that we were able to visit and talk to the carers, who explained to us the different reasons why the turtles were there. After returning back to the Hotel the captain was ready with enough fuel to take us, the French couple, Sevkiye and her puppy upriver to the lake to visit a ...
... muscle relaxers to take this week, but the doctor said if it is still bad in a few days I will have to go back to the orthopedic clinic :(
I was due to go to Akyaka that weekend for Zeki's birthday, so I had to take my walking stick with me. I was so uncomfortable on the bus, my hip was aching so much and my leg kept twitching like it was trying to put my hip back into place. I was fidgeting so much I must have driven the woman ...
... old town of The town of Rhodes. In the 14th century the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem (quasi religious, quasi military) showed up and saved the island from invasion of the Turks. They made Rhodes their headquarters and built a large ( 3 separate walls and 3 dry moats) fort , the Palace of the Grand Masters and a hospital which still stands. It is the end of tourist season here so many of the shops are already closed. No great shopping so ...
... hit by propellers etc. These folks are educating the local people and doing a world of good. I was surprised to hear that they had not seen any Americans there. This is also a place where flamingos hang out for a while...and they are still white! I think they need some certain minerals to get their pink color. Our host at the hostel was very sweet and thoughtful with a VERY limited English. He noticed that my upper lip area was chapped and brought out his special medicine ...
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