Wes Hotel Izmit
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... had lots and lots of veggies available...we decided we'd eat there in the morning.
Again, without a map, a phone or a guide, we decided to keep walking and see what the town was all about. We walked down and up and up again and made our way to an open air cafe on the top of another cliff - here we found great live music, tea, hookah and people drinking!
We waited for a table and then either because they were full or because ...
... Simon climbing around a bit on the walls, we went back into the city for a tavuk doner lunch and some shopping at the Tile and Ceramics place. I bought some lovely ceramic pendants, intending to make necklaces for them when I got back from the trip, and Simon got a beautiful framed tile depicting a sailboat for himself, and a set of framed tiles for his sister Jane to hang on her wall.
By this time it was 2 pm and we were ready to start heading back ...
... town was just a collection of houses, bars, motels, restaurants, boats boatstaurants, kebab shops and supermarkets. We walked down the beach, towards the sea, unloaded our bags, and set up camp on two lounging chairs, got changed and sunbathed for about 20 minutes. I had the urge to go explore, as our plan was, if we could find one, to go to a campsite, set up the tent, and if we caught fish by then, to cook it over the open flames or embers, wrapped in tin foil. My ...
... Some of the reason for this environmental carelessness, I have read, is in the Turkish heritage of their beginnings in tribal nomadism. (It might also have something to do with the thoughtless carelessness that breeds from distributing cigarette buts and sunflower seeds at any convenience). I suppose there is some parallelism there in the North Americans' westward movement, (see Frederick Jackson Turner, The Significance of the Frontier in American History.) where ...
... station. The Express hasn't operated out of Istanbul for decades, and the station is now for commuter locals. With a lot of imagination we could picture what it must have been like in the way-back days of steam trains and hot intrigue. We saw no spies (and very few people, but we did get almost-fleeced by a pair of shoe-shine boys. We were bigger than them and justice prevailed). On Friday we had a 9PM flight to Athens, so we had most of the day. We ...