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Jan 8, 2013 - Eceabat and Gallipoli

This morning we set off again for Eceabat and parked on the waterfront while we walked into the town. We found an ATM and got some Turkish lira, then found a Vodafone store to try to sort a sim card and registration of our phone, but this was unsuccessful and the assistant did not speak English. We then went to Grand Hotel Eceabat to find a map of the town, and we asked about Gallipoli tours. After first quoting €75 per person, we were offered a deal of €120 for us both. We thought this was a bit expensive, but after walking back to Homer...

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May 22, 2012 - Tuesday 22/5/12 Eceabat- gallipoli tour

Tuesday 22/5/12 Gallipoli Tour nickie spent the morning catching up on the blog and Pete gave the bikes a service and clean. So great to get yr emails...we will try to reply. TJ is an excellent tour guide and he gave a very balanced and easy to understand account of the battle for the Dardenelle peninsula. We got our geography sorted, the Aegean sea leads north to the Dardenelle Straits, to the sea of Mamara, to the Bosphorus at Istanbul to the Black Sea. Germany wanted control of this most important water way, that leads up to Russia, and...

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May 21, 2012 - Sunday,Monday Gelibolu to Eceabat

Sunday 20/5/12 Had a fairly good night sleep with a little rain and no more dogs!! Packed up and ready to go when our "host" appeared...a little bent over old man dressed in black and leaning on his walking stick appeared.. with his dog....Pete shook his hand and mimed that we had slept here, he nodded and smiled and then went out through the building. i'd like to know what he was thinking!! Ate bread and apple pastries on the pier in Sarkoy, a fairly large seaside town. The lovely man at the cafe wouldn't let us pay for our coffee, "you...

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