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... sites there were this gorgeous white tree in the second courtyard with white flowers around it, seeing Moses' wooden staff, and having some Turkish coffee by the Bosphorus River at the restaurant at the third courtyard. The Topkapi Palace has a total of three main courtyards, each progressively becoming more detailed and private. This palace housed thousands of people who were connected with the Sultan and his family and, therefore, needed the large space in which the ...
I’d forgotten we went into an old sweet shop with a cabinet full of different flavoured Turkish delight, another filled with jubes, part of the window had a display of white and red hard candy shapes which you would have immediately taken for peppermint sticks but they are apparently just sweet and not minty. They have big old sweet jars with lids, filled with goodies, so we all posed behind them – kids in a candy store, you might ...
... donated by the faithful. Verses from the Qur'ran are also seen throughout the mosque.
The detail and arrangements of the tile is gorgeous and we could have spent hours in there but had to exit to move along to our next sight, Hagia Sofia (Ayasofya), which is located directly across the street from the Blue Mosque. We had heard Hagia Sophia was even more spectacular than the Blue Mosque and it didn't disappoint! Built in 537 as an Eastern ...
... take an overnight bus (that took 12 hours back to Istanbul. As their were riots in Istanbul at the time and already 1 person had died we were recommended by our tour guide to not go into the centre and to go straight to the airport. We had about 5 hours to spare before we were to catch our flight so we were quite disappointed but didn't want to get caught up in all the drama, so instead we made our way to the airport with other members of the tour group and ...
... a little bit more by Toggs. They got the message I think. Took about three burned out cars to persuad the angry crowd to release the women. They didn't have to, but Franka carries the wallet. We were desperate. We needed a beer after a brief encounter with the ...
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