Aktif Metropolitan Hotel
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... at 3pm. Lucky our bags weren't weighed, I was just over 20kgs and 20 was the limit. We walked to the Sultanahmet square at 8am to check out the blue mosque (Sultanahmet Eresin). To enter the blue mosque, there were strict guidelines. Females had to wear a head scarf to cover their head and shoulders, and both sexes a wrap around skirt to cover legs if they were showing. Also we had to take off our shoes and carry ...
... until I next go back, because I had way more than 40kg of stuff. I'd hoped that I had taken enough stuff there but when I weighed my suitcases on my last night it was clear that I had to take some things out of my cases. I didn't want to leave anything in Ankara, so that night me and Zeki looked around the streets for a cardboard box, the supermarkets don't give out boxes if you ask for them - they're really mean, but they usually threw them out in the ...
... not in the GPS and we were looking for a road heading in the right direction towards the lake we had just driven around when we found a sign with the hotel name and followed the arrows!
This would be the worst of our hotels and the most expensive but it was still ok. The room was big and I had plenty of space to organise and repackage our bags. It took a bit but Jim managed to organise our breakfast for 7am in the morning - not easy as it seemed none of the staff spoke ...
One of the many things I love about Turkey is the culture. Cafes are open until the late hours and I've just spent my evening sitting outside drinking tea with people and talking about things from turkish politics to what different countries think animals sound like. We were debating what sound a cow makes, moo definitely beats borr. However I have been eaten alive by the dreaded mosquitoes, thank god for lemon ...
... in shaping the modern Turkish nation while we toured the grand monument to him which stands high on a hill in Ankara. The Mausoleum of Ataturk is both his tomb and a shrine to him in the form of a large museum housing everything he ever touched (or so it seemed!) from uniforms to books to razors to his bedroom slippers and even his rowing machine! It is guarded 24/7 and ...