Artefes Hotel Istanbul
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
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... new part of town (Which is where we are staying.) The view from the top was awe-inspiring, we could see everything. We saw both parts of Istanbul, the Bosphorus Strait, bridges, boats, and so much more! One thing I noticed about Istanbul was that there are lots of stray cats roaming everywhere. For example, after we went to the tower we went to an outdoor restaurant for dinner. At the table next to us there was a stray cat ...
Today we boarded our cruise on The Rhapsody of the Seas. In the morning we walked around some of the quaint streets near our hotel. Just up from our hotel was a leather place so we all tried on some of their gorgeous jackets, however, as we hadn't planned to buy we decided to compare other places. We may buy one on our return from the cruise. We transferred to the port, arriving around 1:30. By the time ...
... in the world, full of characters trying to sell stuff. It is the same stuff you can buy anywhere in the world. If I was buying I could have had some fun there but it is day 1 and I am not going to carry stuff for the next 6 weeks so I was just looking. I have to say parts of the building were very impressive and I really enjoyed looking at the building.
After this I consulted my map and headed to the spice market. There was a couple of Mosque's I wanted ...
... are the few remaining Christian mosaics that were mostly removed or plastered over. There are a couple of fantastic examples still in place that have been beautifully restored and it gives you the smallest example of what the church must have looked like in the 1300’s and before. While we were there they were doing quite a bit of renovation work but it was still very impressive to see the scale of the building and the unique combination of Islamic symbols and ...
... and I took on the long journey to the boarder. Not long into the drive, Owen opts for a driver change... Not like him... But happy to take over I settled in for a 3 hour stretch. Was feeling a little hungry so pulled over and whipped up a sammy. Back in the drivers seat shortly after but feeling uneasy... At this stage Owen admitted his state... Turns out we were all in various stages of a nasty tummy bug - one severe, two moderates - this could be ...