Such fiendly and hospitable people
Language barrier, summer heat, insane traffic, food again
A nice place to visit if you have a friend there or are passing through.
Every evening the Çukurova Mavi Tren leaves Ankara at 8pm and slowly makes its way through the mountains to Adana, arriving around 8am. The scenery must be pretty amazing in placesi as the bus journey between the two cities certainly was, but travelling overnight means you don't get to see anything at all. However. Turkish trains are great,...more
I've spent a lot of time at the Adana Hilton as I work in the surrounding region. I've stayed at a...more
Central Adana is mainly a modern city centre with few old buildings. But if you like mosques, there are a number of old mosques dating from the 16th century. The main one to head for is Ulu Cami, the great mosque, a black and white striped stone building that looks very Syrian (If you've been to Aleppo or Damascus, you'll know what I mean by...more
If coming from Greece you can take the ferry from Mytilini/Lesvos. I think it took about 2 hours on a rather old passenger ferry, and it can get bumpy sometimes. But I remember seeing dolphins along the way, so the trip itself is quite ok. Be prepared that the passport controls are quite strict.more