Wes Hotel Izmit
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... for 5 kilometres and are surrounded by a double ditch. At one time there were 100 towers in various locations. In the 1300's when the Ottoman Empire expanded the the main church in town was converted into what became known as the Orhan Mosque. A madrasa and baths were built nearby as well as a soup kitchen. Much of the town was destroyed in 1921 during the Greco-Turkish ...
... around the ruins for a while and then drove to the city’s limit to view its ancient walls. As mentioned earlier, they were built in 300 BC. We didn’t get out of the bus but looked through the windows. . It was quite impressive and amazing just to think that the people back then was so advanced architecturrally.
We then drove to Bursa for more discoveries yet to come!
... 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 ...
... the right page being of the near view of local despoilment. Could anything shame these folks into paying some attention? I'm sure not my efforts. Turkey has a national law referred to as Article 301 of the Turkish penal code. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Article_3 01_(Turkish_penal_code)] It has something to do with "insulting Turkey." It was earlier this year amended, making it less restrictive, I think. But before that, persons--including Orhan Pamuk, the Turkish ...
... 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 ...