Amethyst Hotel Istanbul
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... at Hotel Zurich in Sultanahment (the Old Town area). Im suprised we got to the hotel in one piece considering the crazy taxi driver looked at the road less than half of the journey! The roads here remind me of Bangkok or Ho Chi Minh City, but with less honking and just as many close calls.
Sultanahmet also resembles Asia, with its hordes of people, fake handbags on the high street and the many homeless children, but slightly ...
... to depart. Unfortunately, the flight was delayed by another five hours until 1am(!), but all in all it wasn't so bad. With good food and internet access, we were able to keep ourselves entertained. We felt we had made good use of our layover to see the main attractions of Istanbul! Now on to Kathmandu on a 7 hour flight where there's a 3 hr 45 minute (!) time change from Istanbul! Crazy! Hopefully out bags made it through all this... Warmly, Edie and ...
... what he could for us to make us feel at home, every time he wanted to show us a little bit of his food, culture and joy, he changed his plans to fit into ours, we honestly couldn’t had a better host.
From here we went to Taksim Square were we took a bus to the airport (13 TL per person) and we were on our way to Africa! No problems at the checking in and no problems with the visa either!
Everything was perfect! We were on our way to Africa after almost 4 months in ...
... We leave at 7am and I am going to be grumpy. (Not really). We got some fruit, bread, water, tomatoes and yogurt. Mary napped while we were gone. As I started to relax on my bed, Mary headed for the shower, when Eve and Leroy knocked to come in. They came in toting stuff...Eve sat on my bed and Leroy on the chair. A little puzzled, I asked "what are you guys doing?". Turns out we were having a picnic dinner in our room! ...
... read the screen after I fried it Bulgaria. We'll have to look around to see if there is somewhere we can get it fixed. I was a bit apprehensive about going to the Turkish baths due to having to be naked but actually was ok and afterwards I felt really relaxed, super clean and my skin was really soft. In the evening a few of us tried the restaurant opposite the hostel I enjoyed a lovely moussaka a quick catch up with the parents and then an early ish night (about ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet