Golden Crown Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... And then it was back to the heat of the day (the Blue Mosque had lots of through draughts from the doors) and a short walk to the tram stop, I was really flagging by then so was pleased to be on the way back to the airport, we changed to the train again and were back at Ataturk before 3.30 to collect our bags and get on our way to Warsaw.
Checking in for Warsaw at Ataturk Airport was a bit of a puzzle. We found the correct counter, ...
... because he was polite. Then he wanted a photo of Georgia's face and Georgia politely declined. It was hard to know how to react to that. He was obviously Turkish and my first instinct was to get angry and think it was creepy but then I tried not to feel bias because of what we had experienced the past few days, and accepted that he was just a young photographer that was curious and even thanked him for letting us know he took that photo. One of ...
... the European side with views of the Bosphorus Strait as well as the City side.
After getting checked in and settled, we made contact with our friends, Carol and Peter, who had arrived earlier in the day from Toronto and Las Vegas. We had dinner with them at the Dragon Restaurant here at the hotel on an outside terrace.
... the old and the new. Charming and not overrun by tourists yet. Go and explore it before the big highway is built along the North Coast! Now in progress.
Following the Black Coast
Making my way to Istanbul I decide to follow the small road along the coast. Giving me some days at the beach and stunning coastal views. The road goes up and down (have to use 1st gear sometimes) green hills, playing hide and seek with the sea and the ...
... on our previous holiday in Turkey. Wandering a few hundred metres up the hill we realised that we were anything but alone. Right there were Ayasofia, the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. While we were down a quiet little street, just up the road the tour buses were arriving by the dozens. We decided to make the Underground Cistern our first stop. This amazing cavern which served as Istanbul's water supply several centuries ago is well worth ...