Rasitler Bag Evi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... bit in America. And it didn't matter that my Turkish is very limited and he didn't speak any English, he still sat with me and talked with me for a little bit before my bus was scheduled to leave. Truly amazing.
My second excursion, on Wednesday, was a little less wild, but I did have a nice day out in the city of Bolu, which has a small museum that I was interested in seeing. There were a lot of interesting ...
... along a road to see where it took us. It soon became narrow as we climbed steeply zigzagging back and forth, passing through some small hamlets, eventually the Tarmac gave out to rocky track, with long drops into the valley below, in some places it was wet and muddy. At 3503ft we found a lovely clearing with a small brook running through it but decided to drive a little further on, we came to a picnic site, complete with football pitch ...
... the shop keepers are starting to close as it is now nearly dark. One man insists that we sign his autograph book for him, he kisses me on the cheek and gave us a small wooden carved house, he wants us to buy a souvenir but we say no, perhaps tomorrow. We find a cafe and order keypads and some chips. The chips are home made, just like the ones my Grandmother used to make for us.
We returned to the hotel, and whilst I found ...
Safranbolu, a UNESCO world heritage site, is called the best preserved Ottoman town in Turkey, and may be the most interesting town in Turkey to stroll around. It was a major caravan stop on the silk route, and a restored caravanserai, now a hotel, can be visited for TL 1. Nearby is a small bazaar district and several mosques. Surprisingly, since it is more or less on the way from Istanbul to Ankara ...
... mid afternoon.We’ve missed lunch. It happens!
*Safranbolu was declared a World Heritage Site in 1994. It is a typical former Ottoman trading town. Its name comes from ‘saffron’ (the spice is still grown near here ) & ‘polis’ the Greek word for city. It was conquered by the Turks in the 11C and by the 13C had become an important caravan station on the East – West trade route. It peaked in importance in the 17C and what is now the ...