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Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... back to the hotel to pack our final bits and pieces to be ready for our driver. It has been great to have pick ups organised, makes the travel much more stress free. This time we left from the Turkish airport on the Asian side of Istanbul. We were bused from our gate to the plane. And once in the air we were presented with a lunch pack which was a nice surprise as travellers had to buy anything they wanted to eat. The ...
... with Hudson. Well, it is because of the daylight does not affect much tropical places like Hawaii. When you get further from the equator the seasons get colder and need more daylight. So, it is basically rational that the countries that are far away from equator are more likely to use daylight saving time. The first country that accepted this idea was Germany. It took nearly 20 years for ...
... an experience!
We met a few Australian friends for dinner at the top of the Istanbul Modern Art Museum. The food was pretty good but the view was fantastic. The museum is located across the Golden Horn, opposite Istanbul. As a result, you get a full view of the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and the surrounding areas as the sun set and the lights came on. Pretty magical!
... the Galata Bridge all the way to its last stop in the district of Besiktas, where, after a short walk, we got to Dolmabahce palace - the residence of the Ottoman household from the 18th century onward, once they moved from Topkapi Palace. This residence is right on the water with great views of the Bosphorus, and it was so grand, it could have easily been somewhere in France, I thought. We had to wait in three different lines to get in - one to get ...
... to as ‘Lions Milk’. A bit like Ouzo. Theirs is traditionally a more moderate brand of Islam, and they have maintained a fairly secular society even now that an avowedly ‘Islamist’ party is in power.
While we were there we learned that there were 300,000 refugees from the Syrian conflict either in Turkey or on their border. Puts our problems into some perspective! Also ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking