Blue Hills Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... br> As we were checking out of our hotel, a guy in reception asked us where we were from, when we said UK he expressed genuine surprise and said he was sure we were Australian… what does this mean? Our immediate thought - and no disrespect to our Australian friends - was blimey, mate, we must be looking real scruffy now. Our conversation turned to the current troubles in Syria and Turkey’s reluctance to join forces with the ...
... be delivered back to our hotel by special courier, errrr ok. The rule of never leave your passport with anyone totally out of the window We are now without transport and have to get back into Istanbul, get the Metro says Adil, just up the road, ok. After walking for half an hour and no Metro in sight we asked this chap who said jump in my car I will take you, there really are some wonderful people in this world Safely back in our hotel, out ...
... racing to my window I decide to stop, remotely open the boot and get out. This was not a wise decision as I was about to discover. Nelly jumps in and there in my face is the Lone Ranger with Tonto by his side writing out a ticket. As I protest he tells me to move or he will write a tow order. I wander off muttering that it's not my car and have a nice day. Well if this all wasn't bad enough we checked in reasonably quickly then had to endure god knows how many layers ...
... Bay for a late lunch and a swim then headed off to the sunken city. We didn't stop there we just drove slowly by the coast line of it where you could see some of the ruins but most were under water and to see them properly you would have to scuba dive. We did stop at a little island town near by called Kakoa that had some castle ruins on it and a lot of old tombs. We boated to a small bay not far away fro there and stayed there for the night. We (the crew more like it) ...
... Just replay the descriptions of this ancient city from history books, novels, news. Remember the scenes in so many movies set in this metropolis....they perfectly describe the city but fall short on the sounds, smells, the assault on the senses and especially the vitality of the people. Since 1981 the city has been beautified, parks re-designed, paved roads re-paved and many of the ancient monuments totally ...