Berk Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... wasted. Maybe if I had at least gotten a free pamphlet telling me the story of the building with little inside it (which apparently is suppose to be a museum.. what?!), I would have come out a little more satisfied. But alas, another "monument" checked off, another disappointment. The worst part is I'm not usually disappointed when I go in with no expectations, but these places couldn't even wow me with no expectations!
Topkapi Palace (including Harem apartments): ...
... So we pushed the kids on until we were almost at the gate of Ayasofya and found a tranquil terraced restaurant for lunch and a break. Ayasofya is a magnificent 6th century church which was converted into a mosque almost a century later by the moguls... And now stands as a museum which represents a hybrid of the 2 religions. Rather than destroying the Byzantine religious frescos on the walls, the moguls covered them up and whilst the restoration process ...
... of the truck, and we set off. We were a little concerned about the overhanging branches due to the extra height we had gained, once out if the car park we seemed to be ok.
A little way along the narrow road the driver asked how heavy the camper is? We told him 3.5 tons, he rummaged along a shelf and got out a book,did some calculations on his phone, and all whilst driving on a narrow road with the interior light on, and told us the combined weight of the ...
... might just be to speed up the already slow moving crowd. It was a bit of a relief to get out of the Treasury and to the plaza by the café where we got great views over the Bhosphous toward Kadikoy on the Asian side.
Baghdad Kiosk and Marble Terrace
The Tulips were in bloom over a month ago. So now, we passed quickly by the gardens to our next stop, the Baghdad Kiosk.
Baghdad Room (or Kiosk) was ...
... there are many Australians, (who always seem to be on a vacation), a few Canadians and I assume the rest are Americans. We will get a full list tomorrow.
And the rest of the story (From Yvonne)
Sue and I determined that "Noah's Pudding" was what Noah's wife found left-over in the galley. Turkish Children were told that this is what Noah fed the ...