Travel Blogs from Ayvalik
Ayvacik is a town on the Agean Sea which is between the coast of Turkey and Greece.
Today we were lucky enough to arrive on market day where the locals buy their fresh produce for the week. The fruit and vegetable were fresh and cheap with a kilo of cherries being only $2. Our guide Elif showed us around and gathered the ingredients for the ...
Today's port visit was cancelled to high winds and high seas. This was to be a tender port, 2 metre waves, gale force winds and old americans don't mix, so it was a bonus sea day. the crew quickly organised extra activities to keep this small town happy. We kept ourselves busy in the thermal spa, resting and reading. Robert enjoyed watching the relays of ...
... way to Gallipoli. Visited Lone Pine, Chunik Bair, and Anzac cove, it's all very sobering, some who died were only as young as 17yrs old and lied about there identity so they could go to war. It would have been nice to spend a bit more time their but we have to be down at Kas in two days. It has been long long day.
... is the big wooden horse. And haven't they got a nice big one at the entrance! Handily this one includes stairs and windows to look out of. I'm pretty sure neither were features of the original given the Greeks were trying to hide from the Trojans. But in Troy you shouldn't let the truth get in the way of a good story. The whole allure of the area is off the back of a story by Homer. Not Homer of ...
... else to link it to anything from Homer's story. Other than the enormous wooden horse they built beside the car park which one can climb into and look out of its windows, which actually turned out to be the boys’ favourite aspect of the site. As for the ruins, you really need to work your imagination to reconstruct every part of the city in your head. Nothing stands in any way that allows you to picture what it was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility