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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... of the Virgin Mary. The house is a short drive from Izmir on top of a steep hill. After going through the entrance you stop at a cistern that has been excavated. A short walk further on and you come to the house itself. There is a small outdoor chapel next to the house where services can be held. Once you go inside there is an altar at the front with a statue of the Virgin Mary. You pass by the altar and turn right into what is believed to be ...
This morning, we left Istanbul. The flight out was only about an hour, which was nice. When we landed, we met our tour guide and went to see two towns. The first town we visited was right on the Aegean. It's apparently windy there all the time, except when we were there. Because of that, it's a good place for windsurfing in the summer and harnessing wind power all year round. It's definitely a lot smaller than Istanbul, ...
... their success and how the son hopes to expand for this father, the founder of the business. The grandson was a toddler and was learning both Turkish and English. He sang for us twinkle twinkle little star and hands, shoulders, knees, and toes in English. The choir then got up and we sang "The Lord Bless You and Keep You" in the ice cream shop. They seemed so appreciative of us singing for them. Overall it was a beautiful seeing the not-so-tourist spots of ...
... the hall/museum was incredible. Walls lined with mosaics and paintings, was sensational.
By now, the sun had set, and after a recommendation from another traveller, I crossed one I the cities bridges into Istanbul CBD. The main shopping street was buzzing, as it was a Saturday night. This led up to Gelata Tower (completed on by birthday in 1453) and main square (where all the riots took place a couple of months ago). I can now appreciate why this city was named the ...
... amazing leather jacket with awesome pockets, sheepskin lining, great details, etc. Of course, the guy almost shot me when he saw me run next door and get change before I paid him - I needed two, 50 Liras - and thank goodness the shopkeeper next door made change for me since I had purchased a t-shirt from him earlier. Ha Ha Ha All-in-all a great day of bargaining. After the jacket, everything we purchased, I just said "we only have X amount of Lira" and, of ...