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I've been up since 3 am... chalk it up to jet lag and a mosquito, or rather 3 of those blood-sucking little creeps... so pardon any errors or general non-sense-making in this blog. We were up early on Thursday to avoid the line-ups at Topkapi Palace. It was a good plan... believe me! Mehmet the Conqueror started construction of the palace sometime after 1453 and it was later used by subsequent sultans until the 19th century. The Palace is a good ...
... it was so I could buy some at the Spice Market. At least that was the plan.
One thing I haven’t yet mentioned was the incredible traffic jams we encountered wherever we went. Not only were there hundreds of people waiting in line to go into these sites, but driving anywhere was an exercise in patience for the drivers. We found out later in the afternoon the reason. “Skyfall” the latest James Bond film was ...
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Yakın edebiyatımıza ışık tutan Orhan Kemal için, Orhan Kemal Kültür
Sanat Koordinatörlüğü katkıları ile İstanbul'da, Akarsu caddesi No:32
Cihangir 80060 adresindeki ev müze haline getirildi. Müzede Orhan
So back in Istanbul to have a few last beers before we head off to Nepal......which was a last minute decision cause it was a bit cheaper than going straight to India.
We saw the sights, the Blue Mosque, the old bazaar, you know things like that.
Ate some more food and then off to the airport to catch the l\flight to Kathmandu!!!!!
... below. But no. It was all part of the act. Eventually Sally & I both got served and it only cost us AUD$25. Surely that can't be right. Tomorrow we'll check the exchange rate.
Returning to our, very snug, hotel room we found that it was almost underwater, but not quite. The room was cool but with the air con leaking, 3 inches underwater.
"Tuvalet tikandi" Could we have another room, please? (Or does that mean "My toilet is blocked?" So now ...