Imren Lokum Konak Boutique Hotel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Business Services
- Free parking
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After the amazing Cappadocia, I thought for sure my Turkey photos were coming to a close with only two days left. But today we visited some places that were very different from what we've seen so far. First it was to the capital of Turkey, Ankara. Here we visited the tomb of Ataturk, who truly shaped and formed modern Turkey. Here my tour group thought I might find an eligible bachelor ...
... UK anyway so feel the charges very reasonable considering we pay no tax in Turkey towards their health system – whatever it is. The treatment means 3 injections daily for 4 days. So whilst we continue our route eastwards we must find a hospital every 8 hours for an antibiotic top up for AG. This is not ideal but it could be worse - we could be in Iran having to do this.
*Plans have to change. ...
... We arrive in the park area around the mosque to see thousands of people setting out their picnics in preparation for the call to evening prayer which will be the signal that they can break their fast & eat & drink after a hot day of 16 hours+ of abstinence. It is not exactly a party atmosphere – no doubt because there are still 2 weeks of fasting before Eid can be celebrated. We will be in Iran for that big party.
... sun would appear. Still, this town quickly stole my heart. The beautifully restored Ottoman whitewashed homes, with shuttered windows, cling to the hillsides along the cobblestone lanes.
In the center, the "Cinci Hani", a 17th Century Caravanserai, the Cinci Hamam and the grande Izzet Paşa Camii mosque are still big part of daily life of the locals. We found this an extremely delightful town and ...
... about 20 minutes, it was very strange but I guess completely normal for people there. When the man finally came back with our food, it was really good, but we did have to wait another 40 minutes for the man to come back again so we could pay!
Safranbolu is where saffron originally came from, and now the town is famous for a special kind of turkish delight which has saffron in it. There are many old sweet shops full of these ...