Akgun Istanbul Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
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... sultan Mehmed in 1451, before he conquered Constantinople and changed the name to Istanbul. It was built to gain control of the Bosphorus and stop reinforcements coming via the Black Sea when his plans to attack Constantinople took place. Today it is a museum and easily accessed from Istanbul by road. It lies just south of the second bridge. The sultan also built a smaller fortress called the Anatolian castle on the Asian side of the straits, and this can also be seen ...
... Mandarin to pair of Chinese tourists. They never see it coming. Tomorrow evening we leave for Cappadocia which is just about the right amount of time for Istanbul. We have found that the kids don't appreciate big cities as much as they do the countryside. By the. We should all be in good shape jet lag wise and ready for some natural adventures. We will miss the relative cool of Istanbul. Highs here have been in the mid-70s as it benefits from a San Francisco style ...
... had described it as a must see attraction if you have limited time in Turkey. We were both big fans of model villages, but neither of us had seen a model country before. It did not disappoint. There were hundreds of scaled down versions of Turkeys most fascinating attractions. We spent the afternoon pretending to be giants. Each model had a spoken description as well, though if you listened to them all you'd be there all day. After seeing all the models on ...
... the Ottoman Empire must have been very wealthy. I also visited the harem, but very little original furniture or decoration was left and I w too tired to vividly imagine the past of the rooms. After a quick lunch I was able to get into a room and have a well needed sleep. I had dinner with an Aussie I met in my dorm room, but was still exhausted and was in bed shortly after dinner. Ok, and there's another week - I'm finally slowly getting all caught up after my time of laziness in ...
... jet lag and then we need to make some brisk moves down the Turkish coast. Will the bags and 90% of our gear show up? That's what I get for calling a trip the Odyssey. Old Poseidon always did have it in for Odysseus, consistently fouling up his travel plans. It took him ten years, and he washed up on the shore of Ithaca naked. I do hope they find those bags! There are a couple of photos ...