the place with character
Izmir Travel Blog› entry 6 of 8 › view all entries
Aside from the lighter side my experience in both these cities though short by local standards and other standards was
I stayed in the central area of izmir city near the foyer•a very big public park with its an amusement park with some very good high performance rides including roller coasters and the 360 degree drop one. The main shopping areas are around 10 minute walk from the foyer. Besides one should also go to the souks near the BOERSE because clothes and accessories there are much cheaper than those at the shopping malls.
Other places of interest would be the ferry terminal I forgot what they call this area locally. At sunset this place rocks as most of the young people descend in droves from the ferries to spend their time. This is also a hangout place for the teenagers and very peaceful.
The most famous shopping mall in
Since it was late on the Sunday meaning more than 12 0 clock, I couldn’t get any public transportation to go to the central area. The taxis charge exorbitant rates in excess of 25 ytl and thus I couldn’t do much but to start walking the more than 20 km journey back to my pension. On my way I took some hitch hikes on police cars but it took me more than 2 hours of hitchhikes and walking to come back to my pension clearly exhausted. Though I saved 25 ytl!!
The next day I woke up tired from the previous night’s adventures and then had a look around the central area for one more time before I took the bus to