Best Point Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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We landed at an airport that is about an hour away from the centre of the city and made a good deal to get a shuttle to our hotel. It went from 60 euros to 30 so we were pleased with that! Our hotel was in a definite upscale shopping area. I have never seen so many shops or stores selling formal gowns in one area. We had dinner and went for a swim in our sexy (mandatory) swim caps. Truly fetching!
... again and said the sights were yet to open. So we headed for a quick breakfast, and then this time we headed out together. I went to the Aya Sofya again with her. We spoke about other things, and she loves photography as well, so more common ground. I used my recently acquired knowledge about Aya Sofya to quickly show her everything worth seeing. We got on the tram, and she went along to her airport and I got off at the place I was planning to see today. So, what is the point ...
Today was much like yesterday. I slept in, Skyped the morning away, and spent the afternoon wandering around and checking out whatever store caught my fancy. Being Sunday quite a few market areas were closed, but enough was open to keep me entertained. I'm always keeping an eye out for a new hat, though nothing has quite caught my fancy yet. I've had to resist the temptation to buy a whole new wardrobe. My pack is full enough as it is.
One of the highlights may have just ...
... day by clerics who have an hour shift. There is a clock exhibition - all the visitors to the Sultan seemed to give him clocks, Paul Keating would be in heaven. Every type of clock and clock maker has sighed their gifts, interestingly I did not notice the time they were showing. The last museum was housed in a Byzantine Church, the structure of the church is visible, alter and tabernacle are long gone, was some of the Sultan's ...
... of the Galata Tower. As this was only about a 20 minute walk from the old town, we decided to walk in from the ship. On the walk we crossed over the Galata Bridge and the section of water that leads to the Golden Horn. The Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque) is one of the city’s enduring landmarks. Built between 1609 and 1617, it takes its name from the thousands of blue and green Iznik tiles that line the interior walls. As ...