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We are finally on board the ship. Getting through the airport in Turkey was slow - mainly because of the huge crowd of Aussies and Kiwis clogging up the passport control. Some of whom appear to have been trying to break David Boon's beer drinking records... But all-in-all it was painless. Getting a taxi was surprisingly easy, and despite our less than stellar directions, and some wacky driving from his countrymen, we arrived safely at the gates of the port. Then, ...
... seemed to ignore us, the same happened this time! The park has quite a few resident dogs that bark and follow us! As I said It's confusing! Also in the park, there is a corner that has a cat lady, she has at least 20 cats sat on a bench with her, it looks to us as if she lives there. We have bought Pizza for tea, as the oven is on, yep it's still working, well done maintenance! Catering department makes some chocolate and walnut ...
... are wearing shorts, you are required to have your legs covered so you are issued with a sarong like garment. We hired a guide to "skip the line" as it was ridiculously long and we did not believe we would get through before it closed for prayer time.
Some information you may find interesting about the mosque -
the real name of the Blue Mosque is the a Sultan Ahmed Mosque.
it was started in 1609 and completed in 1617.
... corner was another road branching off. Lets just say I'm amazed I haven't seen an accident yet. But it was a pleasant evening, the people are SO friendly (gave us a free dessert and tea), and we knew we would like it here. At the end of the night we went to bed to get ready for the next day.
Today our plan was to just check out the area to determine where we wanted to while we were here. We got breakfast upstairs which was ...
... And of course, as I research and learn more, the protests in Istanbul, though still far less than Athens, are happening while I'm not walking the streets and acting as if I can fully understand a place after a week. Here is the most recent protest regarding government incompetence preceding and following a mine collapse: