VirtualTourist.com will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

"Trabzon" Turkey Favorite Tip by globetrott

Turkey General: 527 reviews and 494 photos

 
 

Fondest memory: I took a walk with some other travel-mates from the Rotel-bus in the old part of Trabzon.And when we had a look into an old house, we were invited by a nice elderly local who had a small 'Tea-room'

In the first moment we were afraid of a 'trap' but he simply wanted to talk to us and offer us tea in the typical tiny little glasses.

It was the smallest tea-room I ever saw. A quarter of the room filled with a sort of Tea-machine and 7 very small chairs and he was talking with hands and feet, explaining he was a truckdriver, who was working across Europe for a long time and now heard us talking german and invited us...
But he only was talking Turkish and it took us a long time to understand, but it was a great evening, he did not accept any money, it was just pure friendliness and hospitality of the very best kind...

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written Sep 27, 2002
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

Comments

globetrott

“in all 7 continents: veni - vidi - and took lots of pictures”

Online Now

Male

Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 0 2
Forum Rank:
0 0 0 0 4

Have you been to Turkey?

  Share Your Travels