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... over and many more brightly light stalls. Yet, a lot of them still sold the same things as their neighbors. I found this organized market a bit more overwhelming than the Egyptian market purely because it was inclosed and people sought it out as a place well known. It too became a familiar path and I wound myself in and out of the halls to find my way to the train. As I walked through for the last time on my way back from fighting the wind, rain and tourists through ...
... Bath. I am pleased to say that my second visit was a lot less traumatic than the first and enjoyed in a 400 year old building...I think we look very classy in our towels after the bath! We also enjoyed a performance of the Twirling Dervishes...the dance of devoted love...where dancers (male) twirl themselves into a religious trance... Ah Mike & Michel what fun we had...now you are off to Cappadocia and we start our journey ...
... as the usual mix of liners, ferries and all sizes of fishing boats.
Emre had given us a very good website to find an apartment to move into once we have stuffed Dream Catcher, so I had a look at what was on offer, we saved quite a few and will make some further inquiries once the dates are confirmed.
In the evening we looked at the map to decide where to head for the next week, we decided to take the ferry to Yalova and head for the North Aegean ...
... was closed but the Spice Bazaar was an interesting smaller version. The Topkapi Palace is perched high on the hill at the harbor entrance to the City and is the historic palace of the sultans with ancient artifacts on display as well as religious Muslim items - like pieces of the Prophet Mohammed's beard and cloaks worn by the various prophets.
It was a great trip and lots of interesting sights. Now...back to reality... and work.
... We are in the airport in Istanbul now, just waiting for our flight home, and I asked everyone to give me their off the top of their heads holiday highlights....here we go: Pete - raki and sardines on the Bosphorus, Aya Sofya, Phaselis main square, Gallipoli Plugge's Plateau Kara - horse riding, gozleme, water park, Lindos villa Connor - pomegranate juice, swimming with the family in Greece, ...