We went to the Bodrum Hamam where a massage and personal scrubdown will set you back $25. It's half price for kids and will make you feel as Turkish as you ever will. Tea is included. We never thought we'd get Grandpa in there, but he couldn't resist being there to hear Josh giggle. When it was time for Alex's scrub, he was facing the wrong direction and the guy just spun him around on his belly to face the right way.
Bye, bye, Grandpa August 12th 2007 Geo: 37.0391, 27.4302Since we were back a late from Ephesus, it was a slow morning Sunday. Grandpa spent a good part of the day gathering his things. I drove down to town to the internet café to send off an email for him and find a hotel room in Istanbul. I ended up getting him a great deal ($65, including taxes and breakfast) just off Sultanahmet Square at the Hotel Nena which has gotten ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Aegean » Bodrum Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more