Akgun Istanbul Hotel
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... visited two bazaars that cater both to tourists and to locals: The Grand Bazaar and the Spice Market.
So is it any wonder I've had trouble summarizing this journey? There was lots to see and do. Istanbul is a fabulous and welcoming place. I hope some day to return. And with the current way that Turkish Airlines is undercuting others' airfares, I may have the opportunitty sooner than later.
That's all for now! Vienna is coming up next, so blog to you later!
We went to visit the Blue Mosque today. Not as easy as it sounds as visits inside are not allowed just before, during or after prayer times. Timed it right this afternoon! A beautiful interior with lots of blue tiles which is why it's called the Blue Mosque and stunning ceilings and stained glass windows. It was just lovely to stand there and take it all in.
Call to Prayer is ...
... shot straight up in the air, rolled over, and did an inverted dive straight back down to the ground. It was awesome. The Nefeskesen ranks among my top three rollercoasters of all times (and I have ridden a few).
Because there were absolutely no lines, we walked through the entire amusement park, rode all of our favorite rides several times, and had lunch, all in less than 3 hours. Since we had had our fill, we headed over to the Vialand indoor/outdoor ...
... vestiges of reason from your mind.
So with today being my last full day in Turkey, I completely gave in to this evil addiction and had not one, but two different kebabs for lunch. Unfortunately for me, it seems that the type of kebab I have become addicted to during travels through Europe doesn't quite exist here, the Turkish original being slightly different. The toppings are far simpler - some tomato, lettuce, onion, and parsley, and ...
... out beautifully in coloured flowers - more subtle colours of yellow and mauves and they add vibrancy! The taxi went past the water where lots of tankers are in the harbour. Looking forward to exploring this beautiful city!
Hotel Bekdas is lovely - small room but fitted out nicely. Lyn chose it because it was the one to start the tour with.....all good thinking but they changed all the hotels on us and now we have to ...