2nd week in June 2003
Trip Start Oct 03, 2002
20Trip End Jun 30, 2003
This weekend I was in a place called Saroz, near Canakkale. A small bay where Turkish people own their own summer homes with nothing but the sea in view, on approaching I passed many sweeping hills, meadows and farmlands in yellows and greens. Also passed many water saturated fields where rice was growing. Saroz is a beautiful place, quiet and relaxing, I mostly ate, slept and swam all of the weekend but not in that particular order and again I took an extra day off from work to enjoy Turkey's Agean Sea a little longer.
Saroz sits directly on the Dardanelles and I also visited a place called Gelibolu, (Gallipoli) where Turkey basically beat Australia's butt in the First World War, as my polish friend told me. It is a quiet sleepy harbour, some car, and cargo ferries and lots of fishing boats, and of course there was a standard Ataturk statue.
That's all for now, am busy enjoying my last three weeks in Istanbul.