Travel Blogs from Ayvalik
... then walked into town for lunch - looking for calamari and baby octopus. On a mission to get a Greek seafood lunch. Amazingly we could not find any - and we were on a Greek island!!! As it turned out, we had the worst lunch so far on this holiday. Then back to the ship and laid about beside the pool until we sailed in the evening. Had a great dinner and then early to bed for tomorrow's ...
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One of the more intact ruins (well more intact than Zeus' Altar) was the Temple of Trajan (built 125-138 A D). Trajan was one of the "5 good Emperors". It ...
Sitting is a little cafe enjoying watching the old men play backgammon on lesvos with a beautiful view over the harbour. Another spectacular Greek island with a day enjoying the old town and the beach. We walked about 20 mins out of town and found our own perfect little paradise beach, no one on it, beautiful clear blue water as always. What more to say ...
... pastoral paradise, with wind-mills, terraced agriculture, fishing piers and a renowned monastic library. Then the Turkish-Greek population exchange happened, and the island was emptied, gutted, and rewound a few centuries. It was beautiful, sad, haunting, like an abandoned sanitarium version of Umbria, but you're kinda glad it's empty... And it's clearly on the ups, as Turkey develops a middle-class eager for island get-aways. Which is nice. I think. Max - wait, did Nick ...
... This guy is barefoot. He also served coffee after leaving port. Very thick, needed lots of sugar.
Breakfast today was jelly sandwiches which Laura had prepared from the table the night before and a couple of oranges.
Anyway it was pleasant voyage over and lasted only about an hour. This is the first time either one of us has had a visa stamp in our passport. It is kind of like a fancy postage stamp.
Ismail is ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet