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by Ali Asterisk
Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Train Travel
Topic: where is the train station in istanbul? Where leave luggage?
Replies: 5
Views: 11120

Re: where is the train station in istanbul? Where leave lugg

Hi Hansonb Most of those links work. Are you planning a train trip then? Check through the information on Tom's site - that has the best info you can ever want and then if you still have questions post something here in the forum. Istanbul is amazing - how long are you planning on staying there? Reg...
by Ali Asterisk
Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: Car Travel
Topic: Where to stop between Seljuk and Fethiye
Replies: 3
Views: 4787

Re: Where to stop between Seljuk and Fethiye

Hi I am suddenly on a similar driving trip in Turkey (leaving from Fethiye and ending up in Karaburun, Izmir) in a couple of weeks. Looking for some suggestions of places to visit on the way - ideally would like to stick to the coast. Akyaka looks good - so shall put that on the list. Any other sugg...
by Ali Asterisk
Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:34 pm
Forum: Train Travel
Topic: Are trains from north or west running to Syria nowadays?
Replies: 10
Views: 11414

Re: Are trains from north or west running to Syria nowadays?

Quick update - getting the train tickets worked like a dream!! Went down to Sirkeci ticket office, gave the office my ticket numbers and they printed them just like that. Could not have been easier. Bill, I'm assuming you wont need that info for the next couple of weeks - can I do it when I get back...
by Ali Asterisk
Thu Jan 07, 2010 10:34 pm
Forum: Train Travel
Topic: Are trains from north or west running to Syria nowadays?
Replies: 10
Views: 11414

Re: Are trains from north or west running to Syria nowadays?

Thanks Bill.

I shall make notes and post anything relevant up here! I know TCDD have taken the money out cos the credit card company rang me to check it was my purchase!
by Ali Asterisk
Thu Jan 07, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: Hotels in Other Places
Topic: Hotel required in Adana
Replies: 5
Views: 4476

Re: Hotel required in Adana

Hi David

Yes I did - and have just got a reply from them too - 110tl for a double with breakfast. Might still leave it til I get there and see what is available!!! The snow has got to my planning brain and I can't make decisions! :lol:

Regards
Ali
by Ali Asterisk
Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: Train Travel
Topic: Are trains from north or west running to Syria nowadays?
Replies: 10
Views: 11414

Re: Are trains from north or west running to Syria nowadays?

Hi Geoff I leave for Istanbul this saturday (9th Jan), get the overnight train Istanbul to Adana on sunday night and then shall wiggle my way, by hook or by crook, into Syria (probably using buses via Antakya). I will look at the train option whilst there too but think the Adana-Aleppo train only ru...
by Ali Asterisk
Tue Jan 05, 2010 6:10 pm
Forum: Hotels in Other Places
Topic: Hotel required in Adana
Replies: 5
Views: 4476

Hotel required in Adana

Hi folks Can anyone recomnmend a reasonable 3 star hotel in Adana for next week - January 2010. I am not looking for a large chain hotel, but more of a small, family run idea?? I shall be arriving early evening on the train from Istanbul and ideally don't want to be doing the hotel trawling thing!! ...
by Ali Asterisk
Tue Aug 18, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: Train Travel
Topic: Izmir Airport to Selcuk
Replies: 11
Views: 15430

Re: Izmir Airport to Selcuk

Many thanks for the information

I was rather hoping that the 21.30 from Izmir would stop at the airport but I guess not!!!

http://www.seat61.com/Turkey2.htm#Izmir ... 0Pamukkale

I shall just have to save the airport to Selcuk train journey for another time
by Ali Asterisk
Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:10 pm
Forum: Train Travel
Topic: Izmir Airport to Selcuk
Replies: 11
Views: 15430

Izmir Airport to Selcuk

Hi

I am assuming that the new trains are now running on the upgraded track and wonder if anyone has the timetable?

I will be arriving at Izmir airport at 20.05 in a couple of weeks and am hoping to catch a train straight to Selcuk.

Many thanks
by Ali Asterisk
Sat Jan 10, 2009 7:38 pm
Forum: Villas, Flats, Houses to Let/Rent
Topic: Long-Term Rentals Near Ephesus?
Replies: 2
Views: 5144

Re: Long-Term Rentals Near Ephesus?

Hi David How are you getting on with your house hunting? I might be able to help you. I have a 2 bed-room house in Selcuk, that is available for rental - it has a sea view (just) and is a 15 minute ride to the beach and 10 minutes to Ephesus! I also know of other people who have houses in the area t...