Golden Crown Hotel
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... we went to a modern mosque. This was quite simple and very clean lines. Not nearly as attractive as the older mosques.
We then decided to come back to the European side of Istanbul. We caught the ferry and rode back across the Bosphorus. The sun was beginning to emerge and we got beautiful views of the Blue Mosque, Suleiman's Mosque and Topkapi Palace as we crossed. We then walked back to our ship. Today was 3.5 miles.
I absolutely love birthdays. Not just my own either by the way. Anyones and everyones (Well..not just anyones but you get what I mean). Birthdays are just such an exciting time. There is so much love (fb inclusive), happiness and laughter in the air. Until recently though, never had I had a birthday abroad. I was unsure how I would find this at first and sad to think that I wouldn't be out until 3am dancing on tables with my best mates/family (when have ...
... find us on. It's rural and the cows can eat as they walk the road. We sat on a sand beach just to say we'd been on a Black Sea beach, but sorry to say it was quite a trash dump. Back to the hamsi restaurant for the same dinner.
Saturday morning started sunny, then rain, then sun, etc. For breakfast Berrin served us French fries, tapinade, scones, etc. We walked to the prison museum. You can enter the solitary confinement ...
... and Smudge! There are a few stray dogs, but it's cats that dominate…perhaps they're going to take over in a feline coup…Joking apart though, the flora and fauna of Turkey is really quite spectacular. So many beautiful wild flowers, butterflies and birds, and figs, pistachio nuts, olives and grapes growing all around. It wasn't what I expected at all, although I'm not really sure what I expected.
The music of Turkey is quite varied. On the one hand ...
... traditions. The whole building was filled with amazing tiles that again looked like they had just been put up even after a thousand years of wear. Even the tiles on the outside were flawlessly bright. The palace and surrounding area was huge with orange rooms and gorgeous views. I wish the pictures did it justice but I guess you will just have to go. We also went into an exhibit that had Moses' staff and the sultans' harem. In one of the rooms there was a man reading ...