Travel Blogs from Alanya
Over the weekend we visited the city of Alanya which is about 30 mins north west of gazipasa. It was absolutely not at all what I was expecting. Tourists lined all the streets with the restaurants, markets, clubs and shops in tow. We arrived at our hotel which was amazing for $20 for the night, it overlooked a huge resort where fire breathing entertainers were performing in the pool area. After we all got ...
... alike rollex watches, the I heart Side t shirts, and anything else that stood out under the bright neon lights.
We walked up away from the beach and found some more ruins. They were all lit up bright. Then we walked back to the room wondering how we can get out of here each day.... We have booked 3 nights. Oh dear.
In the morning we woke and had breakfast in the turtle garden (20 turtles) with the lovely owner of the place ...
... Belkin) Bridge over the Köprüçay was constructed on the remains of Roman bridge from 1219 to 1236 and the restored from 1996 to 1998. Then another short drive to the Aquaduct just north of the Aspendos Theatre. This aquaduct originally ran for 28 Kms. It was quite an architectural feat. Lunch was included in the tour and we were to taken to river side restaurant for a lovely lunch. Over lunch we got to know travel companions a ...
... knows how strong the smell might be when it is full of prostrate bodies.....
The day has been gloriously sunny and wam. Perfect weather.
The plan tomorrow is to be woken at 0515, for breakfast at 0545, and to leave on the 12 hour coach trip for Cappadocia shortly after that.
I just hope no one drank the pomegranate juice today.
We were warned that we have to cross the mountains tomorrow and there are no trees or bushes for three hours.
As at my actual visa in Kazakhstan, I need to go out every 30 days and return (next time in Germany, I need to change that visa type).
As Aktobe airport is limited of direct flights abroad (in summertime only some charter flights to Antalya and 3 liners a week to Moscow), my choice was ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet