Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... istanbul , istanbul many civilizations lived. istanbul tours structures built during the reign of the Roman empire, we visited monuments dating from the Ottoman Empire and later we visited . Hippodrome is first made , gladiator battles and many shows horse racing drama Olympics were held here two obelisks from Egypt and has been introduced. German emperor German fountain was built as a gift to the Ottoman sultans .
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... this city was hills. We coped with the mayhem of people and traffic, we coped with the fact at each turn there was another maze of places to go, we even coped with arduously hunting down a good coffee. What we didn’t cope with was walking up Mount Everest, down Mount Everest, and back up Mount Everest to do it all. But each new place provided something quirky or expressive. The sounds of this city were as inspiring and striking as the look. The call to prayer vibrated ...
... carriage we managed to squeezed in and make the 10 stop journey towards the city centre. Thanks to Jess and Wade we had handy euros to buy the "connect four" looking tokens used for their public transport. It's quite funny but there is an automated message that plays repetitively on the tram in both Turkish and English that warns you of the "probable acts of larceny"- bags held extra tight! As we get off our tram station we walk towards the hostel. Our area is quite ...
... nice and cool and the columns were amazing.
The weather here is hot, like 30 degrees plus, so following that we decided we should take a walk round the neighbourhood then return to our hotel for a beer at the great rooftop bar which has a cool view of the Bosphorous River and the blue mosque. I'm thinking Kebaps (not a spelling error, that's how they spell it here) and Meze (a share plate of great things like dolmades and hummus) for dinner...mmmmm.
... government funded a solar-powered electric light system for the village square in 2010-11; a plaque for this hangs on the village square's sole building. Julia Gillard visited the village last April and had a meal in the guest house's restaurant. One of the guesthouse staff told us about her visit and her hair-dresser boyfriend. "Is he really a hairdresser?" he asked me! Apparently Australian government, embassy and army officials regularly stay ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center