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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... sometime not that long ago. I know nothing else, not even the exchange rate. I have no means of finding out information - no internet. My first thoughts were to establish some form of connection. This ended poorly as the only wife seemed to be paid ones and I couldn't even understand the webpage well enough to pay. The alphabet seem to be Greek, and that is even less helpful. My second thoughts were that I should somehow get some water, maybe even ...
... 100 metres from the service station I had sought directions nearly two hours previously. The taxi driver spoke very little English but gestered at the area from which I had just emerged waved his finger and said NO! NO! He indicated that I should check I had not been robbed and then pointed back to the area and did a cut throat gesture. In the same spirit as my hostel room could be described as basic I would have instead descibed the area as up and coming ...
... just tourists but the locals as well. We knew from our previous visit how jam-packed the Spice Market is, but after leaving there we decided to cross the nearby Galata Bridge and possibly walk up to the famous Galata Tower. We could barely walk through the pedestrian subway to get to the start of the bridge. It was jam-packed with so many people moving through there that we were being carried along by the crowd. Meanwhile, dozens of traders and spruikers lining ...
She was almost rushing me in a panic and grabbing my stuff and taking it so I kept trying to tell her to hold on and I'll do it. Then she saw my change and kept asking for 'baksheesh' (tip). I was lucky I'd already put my wallet and cash in my pocket before I let her in incase anything went ...
... I'm a particularly grumpy old ogre today having got out of bed the wrong side.
The German woman is speaking reasonably good English but wiz ze German accent. The Turkish woman on the ticket desk is struggling to understand and I see her remonstrating through the glass pointing away as if to say "Go away!". From ze conversation I zink dat ze German woman has tickets but is wanting to change them for a different train. This confuses the Turkish woman. It ...