One City Apart Otel

Address: Kazim Karabekir Cad., Van, Van, 65300, Turkey | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Kazim Karabekir Cad., Van, is near Ancient Urartian site of Cavustepe (Sardurihinilli) and Old Van.
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Travel Blogs from Van

Finishing up in Turkey: Out East

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels on Aug 05, 2013

50 photos

... to Kars, in the northeast. I found a family who rented me a room in Doguybeazit (by Mt Ararat), and yes Erin, they had chickens (pic included)! As Mt Ararat is a closed military area do to its proximity to the Iran and Armenian borders, I didn't feel like dealing with the 2 day to 2 week bureaucratic hassle of getting a permit, nor the fee required, to climb the mountain. In Kars I visited the medieval Armenian city of Ani and did a day hike ...

Lost in Translation

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels on May 19, 2013

1 comment, 39 photos

... the owner, slept. He was the teddy bear that had welcomed me the night before and he didn’t seem to mind being woken by 2 birds & an orangutan! Lucky for him that he gets a room with 2 birds, that wasn’t offered to me, I just got twin beds! Sitting typing a blog in a bare white reception room, while birds chirped and nested and a bear dressed seemed all too surreal.


Later I headed up to Mt Nemrut, which is equally surreal. A mountain ...

Castles, castles, castles.

A travel blog entry by alexgrange on Aug 06, 2011

... on. The bus then proceeded to drive to the north bus station to pick up all the customers.

The border crossing was interesting. I was on an overnight bus, so we got to the border point at about 2am, but we were not alone! There were hundreds of other bus passengers waiting to go through passport control. I got to the customs check point and saw that everybody in front of me was having their bags rifled through, but on presenting my passport, the guard just told ...

Van: The Pearl of the East

A travel blog entry by bumihills on Jul 29, 2011

45 photos

... Delilah cutting off Samson's hair., as well as more mundane scenes of life at the ancient palace. The views from the church are stunning. Next we returned to the mainland for a visit to the nearby village for insights into Kurdish culture and a traditional lunch prepared by a family in their home.

Later that afternoon, we visited Cavustepe, a royal Urartian citadel consisting of temple buildings, a palace, sacrificial ...

Turkey- the land of closed and amazing weddings

A travel blog entry by laurareane on Oct 10, 2010

... boiled lambs head and fried intestines, so we opted for a street donar instead.  The next day we left early again to drive to Dogubayazit, or as our group started to affectionately call it, dog biscuit (much easier to pronounce). When we were driving there we drove through the town of Batman and took some pictures and then stopped at a village that was having a wedding. They invited us to join in. I thought our tour leader was joking, but sure enough we were invited ...