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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... he was told: "You walk like an Australian!" The man was trying to get us into his establishment for lunch (maybe he’d guessed we were Australian from our clothes or backpacks? Or maybe it actually was our walk!). We ignored his forward comments, and subsequently got yelled at: “But you aren’t friends like Aussies!”
We went back to Sanat Galerisi gallery so Graham and Cameron could buy a few prints, then we walked up the sloping ...
... to Prayer as they both had the loudspeakers in readiness - Sarah thought they were going to have a 'Call to Prayer - off', but instead the Blue Mosque started with the first verse then stopped and waited for the Hagia Sofia to do their first verse, then continued like this all the way through - each having a turn. It was almost like the two mosques were singing to each other- very special! We also saw security guards on 3 wheeled segways!! So funny when one of them sped over ...
... streets with a lively bar scene and some clubs, but clubs not being my thing, didn't really do that whole scene. The third night I checked out the Asian side of Istanbul, crossing the Bosphorus and following in the footsteps of the greats: Xerxes, Darius, Alexander, Ceasar, and Keegan and Christy. The Asian side has a completely different feel. Petty low key and laid back. Went to a rock show at a bar with a few other people I met. All ...
... to visitors.
To visit we walk across the area which was once the Hippodrome. The galleries and starting boxes are no longer there, and only a few statues that adorned the site remain. So it now seems like an open area with an obelisk or two. Behind this is the Blue Mosque. Built by Sultan Ahmet I (early 1600s) it has 6 minarets and ...
... special about the azaan rendition from the Blue Mosque coupled with one coming from the direction of Aya Sofya. Both the muezzins had particularly mellifluous voices and seemed very well trained. What was even more interesting was they had worked out an arrangement by which they took turns to render the verses and the overall effect was that of a well orchestrated performance.
Sultanahmet Azaan video (the camera has not fully captured the ...