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Jul 9, 2018 - Giresun

One of the attractions for our hotel in Giresun was that it allowed good access to beach areas but once we checked out the water we changed our plans. Further out the water looked blue and beautiful but at the shore it was a murky grey and far from inviting. The coastline was nowhere as spectacular or as pretty as expected which was a little disappointing but that was easily overcome with a bit of shopping. Gilli found another shoe bargain when we roamed the streets so everything became worthwhile once again. Giresun was not a large town...

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Jul 22, 2008 - Giresun via Samsun

We had wanted to go to Trabzon dırect but the bus was full so opted to go vıa Metro lıne to Gıresun...lucky we got tickets day before, had good seats and company. Landscape is much as before...arr in Samsun, basically a big, industrial port town but with it sitting on a flat, wide plain heading E. I was surprised to see a huge - several 100 acre nursery, bıggest I've seen on the trip - it looked like landscape evergreens as well as deciduous trees & fruit/nut trees. This is geting into Giresun area known for having 1st known cherries...

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