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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room
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... We have found very little spoken or written english but generally people are pleasant and helpful as we communicate with hand gestures and big smiles. Turkey is powered by a sensible combination of renewable power sources (solar, hydro, wind) and some diesel generators. Gas is also common. We have felt very safe in the far west where we have been, but Yurksil would not encourage a visit to the east at this time.
After an hour we check to find our departure gate ...
... with the most delish sardines . Heat front in Europe this week. Sometimes unbearable.. Lots of dips in bay and cold showers.. July 8 Wednesday Rented an apt in the Old Town area on top of hill for the next 10 days." Saved by the Air Con ". We are around the corner from the church, Virgen de Consuelo.This area has a spectacular view over the entire Altea area and far beyond with view of the bay and deep into the Mediterranean Sea . July 9 Thursday Fun ...
... an all-too-brief time at the Grand Bazaar, AKA the Covered Bazaar. It was filled with more than 5,000 tiny stalls selling everything imaginable, including jewelry, leather goods, teas and spices, and of course, souvenirs.
And what visit to Istanbul would be complete without a pitch from a Turkish rug salesman? Well, we got a good one at a mandatory stop set up by the tour group ...
... about the world to come does not require dogmatic or creedal acceptance of life after death, or a judgment day, for someone to be a good, practicing Jew. I gave the standard answer, too, we Jews are more interested in living a good, moral life before death than how we will be served for it after we die.
Over the course of this journey it becomes clear that the religious motivation is often associated with assuring a successful afterlife, an eternity ...
... not that I wanted dinner at 11pm anyway. We finally made it to our hotel just after 2am so lost 1 night in Istanbul.
Today is the last day of a 4 day Turkish public holiday, the Sacrifice, so the streets are jam packed. It is like Rome on steroids. One street we walked down is reputed to have 1 million people on it during the Sacrifice and today, we were amongst them. Traffic was crazy and when we tried to use a tram, it was impossible ...