North Point Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... busy now, a large group of Scouts were running around having fun. We parked up and soon a group of young men arrived to offer us chicken cooked on the fire that we had seen earlier this morning. We thanked them and asked about their scouts. They told us they were a Muslim group from Bursa. We told them we had been scout leaders and gave them a leaflet about Gradbach and a scout badge from the anniversary camp. We took some photos and chatted about religion and the differences ...
After breakfast Les took the bus back to the shop to sort out the charger, I did the washing and gave Dream Catcher a thorough clean to remove all the dust collected at Yedigoller, also the dog hairs that collect in all the nooks and crannies. When Les returned with the modified plug he checked it worked. We then drove to catch the ferry to ...
Not much to report for today - I had pretty much seen everything I think I could see in the Samsun/Black Sea coastal area that was relevant for my research, and both John and I were feeling under the weather, so we decided to take it easy at the hotel and catch up ...
... but the area is currently occupied by the Turkish military, and entrance is forbidden (as is photography and filming). So we walked back down to the light rail station and decided to call it quits on that front.
When we got back into the city center, we stopped at a small snack shop for some water and a quick bite to eat. Turkish hospitality is legendary, and this was definitely a moment in which we got a taste of how well ...
... there's an enormous recently built park, with fountains, an artificial waterfall, statues out in the water and a giant hand writing with a pen. Clearly Samsun has made some major effort to beautify its shoreline, which would otherwise be an ugly port view. I'm focusing on the positive--and this definitely counts as a positive.
Some sort of ceremony is going on with a small ship coming ashore and several lines of soldiers standing ...