Blue Hills Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... like I expected a reenactment of harem activities, but a few well placed cushions to give the place a bit of character would have been a nice touch. Or maybe, just maybe it was the packed crowds and long lines to see everything. I was fine with lining up for tickets, and there weren't any real lines for the first half of the palace. Then I entered another courtyard and saw long lines. I joined one without knowing what it was for. ...
... around the block before we eventually parked in a car park close by and investigated on foot. We had arranged to meet the owner at 12 o clock, we rang him but he said he would be an hour!! We stood outside and noticed there was a chap coming out if the building and going into a tourist office next door, we asked him if he new the owner, and explained our situation, he invited us into the office and proceeded to book us in, it would have helped if we had been ...
In this blog: me and Alya's trip through Turkey, some hitch hiking stories a lot of bus traveling from east to west exploring the beautiful Cappadocia, the beaches of Alanya, the unreal travertines of Pamukale, the ancient Greek city of Ephesus. How we got some time with only us in these ancient wonders, ending our time in Turkey with a week in Istanbul the city connecting Asia and Europe. At the end I summarize transport, accommodation, food and some costs.
... get our custom.
No more tour guide telling us what to see and where to be, and taking us to the best local places to eat, we are officially on our own again. We set out to explore the main tourist area, full of restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, crowded into tiny winding streets. This is the oldest and most historic part of Istanbul, and up the hill around the Blue Mosque appears to be the most expensive.
Mandy made the pilgrimage into the ...
... in the atmosphere. This is the more touristy markets and the prices weren't as good as the spice market.
The Basilica Cistern was stunning and lies beneath the city of Istanbul. The temple floor submerged in water with man made ramps allowing us to walk around it. The forest of column's were the only lite up part inside, so it naturally had an airy feel about it. On 2 particular columns were carved Medusa heads which looked awesome.
A few of us from the ...