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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Istanbul is a city of nearly 20 million people, originally built on seven hills. Since our visit to Istanbul was for only 3 days, we decided to stay in Sultanamet, the oldest walled part of the city. It has most of the famous historical sites and the most tourists. Our hotel, the Rast, was a small, older boutique hotel with a terrace that provided …
... Artes building and enjoyed a panoramic view of Madrid from the roof top bar as the sun set. Checking out the next day, we poked around our local lane way shops before boarding our flight to Istanbul. Istanbul adventures ~ 1~6 Sept We soon got our bearings in Istanbul. A favourite for coffee was called Kronotrop and it was, of course, full of Australians who had also discovered this rare jewel. At the table beside us were a couple of boys from Byron Bay who told us ...
... The maitre'd greeted us as long lost friends & we settled down to eat. We were brought complementary fruit with warm halva & honey sauce for dessert & it was wonderful. The evening became noisier with fireworks & bands at restaurants with people dancing on chairs. We walked over Galata bridge to the tram station where we were packed in like sardines & sweat reigned supreme. Our stop ...
... the world's grandest cathedral when it was built in 537 CE ( it was converted into a mosque in the 16th century). The last stop of the day was Topaki Palace, the former home of Turkey's Sultans, whose treasures include priceless paintings, jewel-encrusted swords and delicate porcelains. This was a lot to cover in one day due to the crowds...and remember most of the locals are not out due to Ramandan so I can only imagine how crowded it would be otherwise. There was also the gay ...
... for myself. Stupid me, I shouldn’t have ran off. After I’d played games on my phone and blanked my mind for a bit, I thought: “Hey, wouldn’t it be great if I could find wifi and look up the number of the Hush Hostel.” Then I had a brain wave! I remembered I'd screen-shotted the accommodation details to my iPhone gallery before I arrived in Turkey. I called reception and they put me onto the boys who were sitting in the living room! We ...