- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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A lazy start this morning, then we were short of battery power, we need more sunshine! It took us an hour of waiting for the cooker to sort it's self out before we could have coffee and toast! It was 11.00 am before we were ready to go. We are beginning to feel like gypsies moving from one site to another around Istanbul. Today we are going back to Florya, where the Dutch people were. There are facilities there and we need water ...
... the next morning and I spent an additional 3 days in Istanbul, hanging out with Ben and Luana from Brazil who I met on the metro.
The next three days built on the good experience in Cappadocia. We explored the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Palace and Harem, the Basilica Cistern, and the Spice Market again. We did a cruise of the Bosphorous, tried a hammam for the first time and met some locals and travellers. The first night, Ben and I found a local ...
We had a one-hour transit to the Doubletree Hotel on the Asian side of the Bosporus where we will be staying for three nights. There we met three more of our group: Arna and Marty, traveling companions from our trip to South Africa in 2010 and a new traveling companion, Richard from Atlanta.
The only activity this evening was a delightful dinner on our own at a ...
... tent, the lack of map and the broken GPS came back to bite me. Took the wrong turn, ended up on the major road that I wished to avoid. No where to camp, decide I will have tackle the 50 miles or so into city centre. Race against time, can't stop to eat as it is getting dark (my lights have both broken). Sun setting, absolute mayhem, craziest ...
... rice and yoghurt. Probably the best meal we've had so far but still a little lacking. Nap. Post-nap we got up and rode the streetcar and funicular to Taksim square which is where all the riots happened a few weeks ago. When we got there it seemed pretty boring except for the riot police waiting in the sides of the square. We walked around a bit then headed down one of the side streets which had a ton of people on it. Again pretty tame but a great street with a lot of people. We ...