Travel Blogs from Alanya
We then drove to Perge, an ancient Greek city founded in approximately 1000 BC. It came to fame during the Roman rule and was one of the leading centers of Christianity. The Apostle Paul mentions it several times in his writings. The ruins show what must have been a fabulous city, complete with hot and cold baths, a sewer system, and a series of sales stalls.
Our last stop was the ...
Another 5 hours of driving brought us to the Turkish coast and the city of Anatolya. We had to go over the Taurus Mountain range, which looks surprisingly similar to heading to Squaw - lots of rocks and fir trees. The only difference was that every now and then we would see tents with herders and their goats. Other than that, the highway was quite well built and maintained.
Anatolya is a tourist city ...
Today we had our First hospital trip (and hopefully last) with Liv having an inner ear infection. We caught the bus down there and waited while she was treated and the got a kebab for lunch. After lunch we had our first beach trip. The beaches are weird with pebbles ...
Antalya is the tourist capital of Turkey with a population of approximately 1.3 million people in the winter which blows out to about 7 millions in the summer. This seaside city is on the mediterranean coast with many bars and restaurants overlooking the water. We stayed at the Argos Hotel and were lucky enough to get a poolside room. For lunch we snacked in a cafe down umbrella lane ...
It was a slow day today. Rhonda headed over to the archeological museum and I took it easy. Did some wandering around the cobbled backstreets and found a few trinkets to buy. And lots of good photo opportunities. When she returned we did more wandering. Found some tiles we will have framed for our TV/travel room. Rhonda got sucked into getting her shoes shined, quickly followed by me! Had a relaxing drink ...
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