Agva Greenline Guesthouse
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... Imperial Harem. You can only hope that if you were a part of the harem you were at the top.
Time for a bus ride to an Ottoman restaurant in the outskirts of Istanbul. Another amazing meal.
After lunch we visit the Chora Church to see the ancient mosaics and frescoes dating from the 14 century and depicting the life of Mary. The Turkish word Kariye is derived from the ancient Greek word Chora meaning outside of the city (land). It is known that there was a chapel outside of the ...
... but there were hundreds of people peering around trying to get a look at grotesque fingers, nail clippings and other beastly items. Not a particularly interesting way to spend the rest of my afternoon, I decided, and made my way to the exit.
I spent the rest of the afternoon having a good poke around the lesser streets of this ancient capital and decided I liked it immensely. I wandered through the Grand bazaar and took sneaky photos of all the shopkeepers falling asleep ...
... project in Tbilisi. Then some local people started talking to us and trying to share their vodka (no vodka for me - I was not forgetting that I had to be to the airport in a couple hours). I hung out with them for awhile to spend the waiting time.
Sat, Nov 30
I said goodbye to my Georgian friends and headed back to the hostel to pick up my bag and then caught a taxi to the airport around 3:30 in the morning. Today is day 2 of ...
The next morning Oktay reappeared in the lobby ready to show us more of ...
... drinks, water, tea and coffee, but no beer, wine or liquor. I really wanted a glass of wine with dinner, but...oh well.
Sat in a lovely open air cafe right under Galata Tower after dinner, drank tea and smoked hookah, The weather here has been perfect...in the 80's, sunny and with a breeze. I have been enjoying the sunshine every day without getting too sweaty.
Now it's off to bed for an early rise and trip to Sile tomorrow!