Ahmet Efendi Evi
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAhmet Efendi Evi Istanbul
Nestled in the heart of old Istanbul this is a wonderful and cozy place to stay.
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... in for a free food tour the first morning, only to find our favourite manager was to be our host once again! Of course, we sampled more of the local spirits, as well as a number of dishes from 6 or 7 different places. We started with savoury pastries and a rather odd yeast drink, followed by cheeses, soups, salads, bread and sweet noodles to finish. The following day, we embarked on what was meant to be a foraging tour of the local mountains; but ...
... balcony downstairs and an early night, as tomorrow we are being collected at 5am for our flight to Cappadocia.
I've decided to leave my computer here in Istanbul, so I'll be offline for the next few days. You will no doubt go into Ed blog deficit but fear not, your correspondent will report all again on Thursday.
See 'ya then!
A little about Istanbul day 2
Istanbul rises from the Bosphorus, a vision of minarets and domes sparkling in the light. The capital of vanished empires, Istanbul is a true crossroad, the only city on Earth to span two continents. This meeting place of Europe and Asia, of Christian and Muslim, is one of the great adventures a traveler encounters. Browse the stalls of the world's largest bazaar, explore ancient mosques and churches, and gaze at the stunning jewels in ...
... to find out where she is heading!
After coffee, we walked around downtown Istanbul. Tons of people asked us where we were from, then exclaimed "oh Obama" with excitement or talked about people they knew who had moved to the US. It was pretty amazing how many people showed such genuine excitement—one guy even invited us into his leather shop for free tea so he could practice his English and talk about how his son lives ...
... more, but we declined, he then indicated to give one to the dog! But we said no. We were instructed to sit in the garage, which we did, after our second breakfast was consumed we went outside into the sunshine, work on Dream Catcher hasn't started yet, so we have a walk up the road. The estate we are on must nave at least 200 garages and car maintenance outlets, you can buy everything you need here, car panels, hoses, seat ...