Blue World Hotel
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... fi (pronounced wee-fee) and sent an email which exonerated us from showing up at the appointed time.
We headed to the Galata Tower to have a drink and drink in the view. Once again we were slightly ripped off by the taxi driver, who dropped us 3 blocks from the tower (it was uphill) and took his 5TL tip out of our change. There was a line waiting to enter the tower and we weren’t in the mood for that. We had found the Beyoglu section. We wandered ...
... from the demonstrations.
Next we took another funicular down to the tram route and headed over the Galata Bridge to the Spice Market. Lots of interesting things for sale - not all of them spices. Being a Sunday, the market was very crowded. Back to the hotel for a rest before dinner.
Dinner was in the restaurant on the rooftop terrace of the hotel across the street. The views! It cools down at night but they provide blankets to keep the customers warm. It was worth ...
... mosaic tiles make up such large-scale and beautiful artworks. I walked close to people with guide books to hear what they were reading out to their friends – sneaky and sensational, I know.
As we walked away from the church Cameron got accosted by a man wanting to shine his shoes. Cameron declined, so the man decided to give us directions instead, and then after much pestering, and no alternative option, Cameron gave into a shoe shine. He didn’t ...
... the food was delicious. Taksim Square is still heavily policed since the demonstrations but all is quiet. The next day was still overcast and we strolled along the very busy Istiklal Ave. (pedestrian/shopping) to the Galata Tower which was built in 507 during the sovereignty of the Byzantine Emperor Justiniaus. The tower was captured by the Turks in 1453 when the Byzantium was conquered. The tower stands 67 metres tall and you get great views of ...
Today was going to be a day were we could wander around Istanbul at our own pace. Doe has been to Istanbul before and had some ideas where to visit.
We made our way from the hotel down the twisting narrow streets towards the Topkapi Palace then up the hill with the trams racing in both directions . We passed the Police Headquarters with workmen at the main gate being overlooked by 2 armed policemen.
We joined the queue ...