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... from the city. Toward the far corner of the cistern, the head of Medusa is carved in to the bases of 2 of the columns.
Exiting the Basilica Cistern we crossed over the road and walked through Gulhane Park down to Kennedy Caddesi. Another area of Istanbul we had never frequented. The park is full of novelty sculptures and statues ranging from decorated trees to a water feature in the shape of a book. There was plenty of shade to rest under if the heat was ...
... fragments of the original structure surviving. The word hippodrome comes from the Greek hippos horse, and dromos, path or way. For this reason, it is sometimes also called Atmeydanı ("Horse Square") in Turkish. Horse racing and chariot racing were popular pastimes in the ancient world and hippodromes were common features of Greek cities in the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine eras. The first Hippodrome was built when the city was called Byzantium, and was a provincial town ...
... and mix with the locals whilst having to go on tours where he told me doing it solo would be difficult. Now my itinerary is over I couldn’t agree with him more. Especially Gallipoli, that tour gave me the overview I needed to make my adventure above possible.
Mesale Café – awesome food, Twirling Dervishes, live music, lounges, great atmosphere and great food- Awesome.
Taxsim – as the lonely planet suggests, get ...
... we were faced with a wall of transfer men with hundreds of signs. We eventually found ours and were taken to our transport. The drive took us about 20minutes, eye opener - driving on the wrong side and lack of road rules! We drove past 2 sets of rainbow stairs (google rainbow stairs Istanbul for the story) so I was happy. Our hotel is tucked away, interesting car trip through these parts as the roads are narrow, cobble stones and some feel almost vertical! Our room is on the ...
... street a bit longer and still couldn't find it! Eventually we headed back to where we'd seen a Starbucks and went in for a drink and used their wifi to look it up. It must have been a recent move, because even google didn't know it'd changed! We eventually found an address, and it looked like it was on the street we were looking, just a bit further than we'd gone. We felt a bit better after our drinks anyway! So we walked along the street and finally came across the ...