Ceylan Inter-Continental Resort Kemer
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... slaying a fearsome beast to redeem the hero's honour,
- a belief that they are the fires that lit the first Olympic torch - after all, Mount Olympos is just up the road (The Greeks dispute that one)
- to the scientific explanation of gases escaping from metamorphic rock.
Whichever way you look at it, the fact that the fires have burnt for eons is "magic" and we're lucky to have seen it before the gas runs out.
... gotten wine, I said I was ready to head back down. I wasn't sweaty. I tried to really *feel* the epic history of the flames, as I try to do when in ancient places. You guys, I don't really feel it. I respect the idea of it though, so that's good, right? On the way down the hill, the owner talked about how he'd been to Maachu Picchu and got so sick he had to stay in Cusco for three days. I thought it was interesting that that's the story he chooses to tell. ...
Oh man. On the bus to Antalya, the woman next to be was viscous with sick. Her fluids seeped into me and I partook in a Turkish flu. Feverish, headache, coughing. I went to Antalya for a day - I was going to stay for three but one was enough. I stumbled around in 106 degree weather before giving in to bed. My hotel was a creaky old ...
... dark for 40 minutes we arrived at the site,were given torches and told to walk up the mountain for 20 minutes. Like doing the thousand steps without the well formed steps and in the dark. When we arrived the flames, although an interesting phenomenon were a bit like sitting around campfires. Still, glad we saw it.
Received more sad news. Our beautiful pet pooch, Ziggy has passed away. The house won't be the same without her.
Charly & K-H leave first. I go for a final swim in the Med and then follow. We are heading for Karl-Heinz' house in Kemer, south of Antalya.
At first the road winds along the cliff-side as but soon it improves and from Alanya is fast and smooth. I stop to photograph more Byzantine Crusader castles. Unfortunately the best example on this coast is closed ...
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