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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... in cherrys with little mini meatballs, eggplant type stew, and dried eggplant stuffed with rice and spices served with yoghurt. It was all so delicious!! Very similar food to our Gulet cruise.
next stop was Baklava!!!!!! - again this place in considered he best and has been in business since 1956. I must say this seriously was the best baklava we've had. It's not too sickly sweet, had a really buttery flavour. There were also 2 other types of desserts, which were nice, ...
... ok some not. Would love to have taken a picture of the cattle call we went through in the passport Kontrol line to get out of the airport but didn't want to get into any problems taking pictures. Saw one guy arrested not sure what he did. Found a taxi driver that didn't speak English to take us to the blue masque and the market and wait to take us back to airport. But no fear we were swamped with ...
... 10). I was shocked. I had a big meal yesterday with rice for only 4.75TL and they are selling donars next door for only 2TL. Obviously he took one look at my face and decided to make up a price, on a handwritten slip, and could be pocketing the rest.
... with so many people, so much to buy, and no shame from the vendors to guilt you into their store and purchase. We decided to just take it in and come back tomorrow....it was too much! It did have the most amazing jewelry, rugs and trinkets!!!! Money trap! That night we headed to a little restaurant near our hotel, Medusa, and had one of the best dinners yet! We retired early and got ready for a full day aheadto tackle ...
... and he became very happy when I said, "Tebrikler!" (Congratulations!) He said his girlfriend wasn't traveling with him because her father would become "kızgın" (angry) due to "adet" (the custom).
He dropped me off in Araç, a village of 6000. He said, "Özleyorum Araç." (I miss Araç.)
Ramadan would be ending today. Ersin and millions of Turks were traveling from their ...