Travel Blogs from Alanya
... you can’t help but be overwhelmed by the craft! Most of the rugs historically have been made in the homes by the women. Young girls are taught the skill at a young age and about early teens they begin to make their own "virgin rug" which, when complete, the parents hang from a window, proclaiming the girl ready for marriage. She now ...
... 12 levels below the surface and provided shelter for Hitities, Christians and later on Turks. It's estimated the population of the city reached into the thousands. Complete with underground wells, air shafts and escape corridors with locking gates, it was able to sustain its inhabitants for months at a time. Hunched over we squeezed our way down darkly lit stairwells and corridors (except for Alex for whom ...
... was to walk through the Rose Valley (named so for the red layer of rock that forms the foundation of the valley) back to Goreme. With numerous starts and stops, and 3 useless maps at our disposal we spent the rest of the afternoon perpetually lost as we wandered through the valley never really sure whe we were. We eventually came across another set of hikers who pointed us in the direction of a main path we could take back to town. By the time we got ...
... luck is needed, you'll see this pretty bead - they are everywhere.
This one apparently worked because Mary did not get pooped on by a pigeon.
We continued traveling in our big bus along the highway. I promised myself I wouldn't talk about food, but I have to show you this wonderful chocolate bunny I bought at a roadside restaurant. The five of us ate the little fellow and were delighted to find ...
... around here. Mostly geezers. Never a wait for an elevator. Plenty of seats at the shows, bars, restaurants, poolside and areas just to hang out. On our Panama Canal trip, we had to get to the 8pm show at least 15 min early or we had to stand. Here it's only half full. Maybe it's bedtime! Tomorrow will be our first stop at a port and we'll see how this captain handles this ship. Right now we need to get some Euros for ...
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Dinek Mah. Emirgan Cad. No:19 Alanya Merkez, Alanya | 4 star hotelfrom $65