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After leaving Egirdir (where travellers are few and far between), we arrived in Antalya, a large modern city on the Mediterranean. We are staying in the old town, where there are once again cobbled streets and not much traffic...but it is definitely a tourist town and a bit too upmarket for us! However, today we walked to the museum and it ...
Today Carne and I jumped on a tour (with 2 other kiwis and 2 Aussies from the ANZAC tour). Our first stop was the ancient ruins of Perge. The ruins cover a huge area, and is in its 60th year of restoration, all off the sculptures uncovered to date are on display at the Antalya museum.
We spent a pleasant hour exploring the excavations and ...
... the stone most alike human skin and that you want to touch it - even though it apparently damages the stone. I really really wanted to. It was creepy and so life like looking at a life size 3d statue staring at you in flesh coloured stone, like it was made yesterday. No photograph or painting or anything comes close to how real they were. After the museum I took a photograph under a jetty in the middle of the beach, one ...
We headed from goreme to Antalya (at least the old Australians helped us know how to pronounce Antalya after they corrected us) on a 9 hour bus trip. Sounded good in theory but at hour 6 with a screaming baby we were really over it and dehydrated. We were too scared to drink any water as there were no toilets on board, we didn't have any coins for the toilet and were worried we would be too long at any break and the bus would leave us ...
We stayed last night outside Antalya near to the airport. It's a district of big monstrosities of hotels each trying to outdo the other in gaudyness. The picture is the view from our hotel room of the next hotel along. It's design is that of the Chrysler building in New York, which has a beautiful elegant tower, but they couldn't just copy it. This hotel has four of ...
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