Orucoglu Termal Resort
Travel Blogs from Afyon
... the old fellas in the teashop about us and our trip. Then the camera came out and the exotic visitors (us dear reader) were recorded for village posterity. 30 pence was all that our charming interlude cost us. But it was worth so much more.
Here Mehmet, do you remember the day the two Irishmen turned up on two big motorbikes...................?
Pretty good value here tonight at our hotel. A triple room with ...
... we were curious if much had changed. (http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog- entries/ssfahring/3/1364668571/tpod.htm l). The front certainly had, but not much more had been done with the ruins themselves. Also, everyone stayed dry this time. We also found ourselves in nooks. Terribly comfortable.
Heading down the hill after our visit we avoided a small rain ...
... him about 5 minutes, well maybe 10, to centre the clay and throw 2 pots and start on a third. They sell most of their bisque fired pots to customers to paint and resell. Back to the hotel and then off to find lunch. We ended up at another old restored wooden house that has been turned into a restaurant. Next it was down the street to visit the workshop and shop of Mehmet Gürsoy, a 2010 UNESCO Living Human Treasure. He does beautiful work on high quality ceramics. He ...
... Museum. It holds artifacts dated from 11 different periods as well as items unearthed in the excavation of mounds near here. The pottery which they found interested me the most.
Next we took a cab up to the fortress above the town. The views of the town were all around you. We stopped for tea in the the revolving restaurant at the very highest point. For some reason you could really feel this restaurant rotating and it affected us. But the views ...
... Odunpazarı which was the
tourist area, however there was only one bus that went there, and we needed
their version of an oyster card to use the bus. The problem was that the only
place that we could get this card was in the old town! The bus driver told us
that he would let us on the bus and we could get the card once we had arrived
at the old town, and then put the card
in the bus’ ticket ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service