Best Point Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... of crystal chandeliers in any palace. The main chamber used for formal/State ceremonies is the largest of its kind in Europe. The harem was more modest but still huge. It consisted of four floors. The basement was where the concubines were trained, and once fully prepped they then were housed on the top floor. The entry level was for exactly that, entry and egress, and the second floor was where the Sultan lived with all the female members of his family and boys ...
... obnoxious sorority sisters, two of whom had what sounded like tuberculosis who made no attempt to stifle or cover their mouths when they had explosive coughing fits throughout the night. Again, this can be forgiven and on the first night of zero sleep I still felt sorry for them, however, they outdid themselves on the third night, when they came back drunk at midnight after I had gone to bed early to try and get to sleep before the symphony of ...
... a piece of every flavour. In the end we felt like we got our money's worth! Apparently next on the itinerary was a boat cruise on the Bosphorus River which connects the Mediterranean Sea (via the Sea of Marmara) to the Black Sea. This was on our itinerary for another day but nevertheless we were excited to do it. We cruised up the river enjoying the sunshine and a nice breeze. It was beautiful seeing the city from the water. From here we could begin to comprehend how big ...
... but I wasn’t doing anything else, so what the heck.
I left there and grabbed some lunch at a little café in Karakoy and started reading the newest Harlan Coben book, Missing You. I finished Six Years last night and it was excellent. I’ve downloaded a few more Coben books to take with me to Greece tomorrow. I think I’ll be spending a lot more time on busses and trains pretty soon, so having ...
... it could be, but it's slow going. Certainly, a photo that Izzet fixes in a matter of moments would take me days. I have finished about 5-6 photos over my time here - he's photoshopped like 50 of my photos for me - showing me all the tricks.
I was also very proud today when Izzet was looking over my photos, saw one from the hotel of a lamp, and said to me "Oh! I forgot to photograph the lamp, would you mind if ...