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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Baykal Bogazkale
We enjoyed the hospitality at the family owned hotel Baykal.
We had a delicious mezze lunch starting with the best lentil soup out in the courtyard.
The rooms are clean, quiet and comfortable and the showers had excellent pressure
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We stayed in the village of Bogazkale, the entrance to what was Hattusa which was the Hittite capital dating back to 1600BC. It's now a UNESCO world heritage site with remains of the old city wall being rebuilt and remnants of stone buildings and temples overlooking the old caravan routes of the Silk Road. The village of 1300 was laid around the …
... and spices to fish, and the salesmen were all keen to have their photo taken by their wares. Next was a private museum we came upon dedicated to technology - displays of technology from 1800's to the current day. His encompassed steam engines; transport such as carriages, cars, motorbikes, ships, planes and trains; computers, typewriters, phones; toys and models of transport; blacksmith's shop, woodworking bench with lathes and drills, electrical ...
... were quite thick but there was no railing to stop you from plunging to your death if you made one false step. We noticed on the way back that there was an agency for Siroptimists International in the little village. We were told that the man who ran the restaurant next door may close early if there weren't anyone there soon. So at about 7.15 we sat down at our table (very early by Turkish standards). We were the only ones there and the Maître d' recommended ...
... travel through Georgia, through the Stans crossing the Caspian Sea yuck, then enter China for a very short way then into India. Lots to organise, lots to go wrong but if it works, and it should it will be amazing ( except the Caspian Sea ) Finally, I booked a room for 3 nights in a hotel in Ankara, found a cheapie at £38 per night in the centre and wow, when we arrived we have got a suite on the top floor, absolutely fantastic, let's hope the rest of our time here goes as well ...
... a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. Some of the ruins are still in relatively good shape including Lion's Gate for its age.
However, I am critical of how they have renovated ...