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Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... up at night. Trudging back up the hill we said goodbye to Istanbul and repacked the suitcases for our early departure the following morning.
At 4:45am we woke up and caught our transfer to the airport with a couple of Auzzie's. The 9 days in Turkey had been amazing and we had certainly eaten our way around this part of the word. Without any hassle we boarded our flight with Taihape and Keiran back to London, ready for the busy work week the following day.
... landmark to ensure the customs were maintained. The requirements for entry are as follows: women require wearing head scarves, if you do not have one of your own, they are supplied by the mosque staff; as well, women must wear a long gown provided should the staff feel their outfits were not conservative enough As a rule shoulders should be covered and bottoms should be below the knee. As well, both men and women need to remove their shoes before entering ...
As we arrive into Istanbul we are unsure what we will find. Will the protests have spread, is it safe to come here? As we were catching the underground train and the tram from the airport it became obvious that we were not going to have any problems here. The locals are the nicest we have come across so far. They automatically associate a New Zealander as 'ahh a kiwi', all are willing to help you with directions and are so keen to get to know you. ...
... they conquered the Romans they just ignored the cisterns - couldn't think of any use, so just built on top.
Day two - bus tour:
Bus tour was to begin at 8.15am give or take traffic allowance (liability in Istanbul) – started out about 9am. Itinerary not quite as expected, with surprise variation being the visit to a rug-selling outlet. Became rapidly more adept at not showing any slight, even polite interest, that may lead to ...
... credit Rick did want to leave and come back two days later to finalize the sale but he was convinced that the carpet was so valuable and rare that it was too risky to leave it without first paying a 2400 deposit charged to his card and $200.00 cash, black money. I felt sick.
Since when do we have that kind of money to spend on a whim? It's a stupid carpet, not something we need or even planned to buy. We were next escorted to the Grand Bazar, I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center