Blue Hills Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... time with him. Everyone is absolutely delightful That was only the first of several 'coercions' No sale until we were coerced inside the scarf shop. How could you resist one of those? Then, because it was so warm, we were encouraged to sit and drink our tea in front of the air conditioner, which happened to be in the "rug" room. Copious amounts of actually Turkish tea later .. No rug sale ... Sorry Mum. We had a blast with this young man as well. ...
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The funicular turned out to be underground, unfortunately, so we didn't get any amazing views on the way up. However Istikal Caddesi, the main pedestrian street, leads down the hill from the square, so we got some good views from there.
... of engineering having over a kilometer of 4 lane highway suspended between the uprights on either side, and also being so high above the water to allow for ocean-going ships to pass beneath. My shuttle bus to the airport crossed over by the first bridge and it was an amazing slightly scary experience when you realized that the road you were on was being held up in the air by a few steel cables.
The second most impressive sight was the Rumelihisari castle built by ...
... and I had to wait outside for half an hour. After they finally came out they gave me the lowdown. Only one toilet was operational and two others were full with woman that didn't come out for all the time that they waited. Then when Kristy was washing her hands, they emerged in full covered garb and left without washing their hands- slow and unhygienic. Gross.
Time to leave the palace and get some food. We finally settled on a little ...
... tourists visit over here because it is fairly far out of the way.
Other highlights from the trip include: having a rooftop patio beer with an amazing view of the Blue Mosque at night, the Asian side (Karakoy), the Basicila Cistern, park behind Tokapi palace, the bridge, ferry rides and the nightlife on the European side. Istanbul is a fantastic and incredibly unique city; it is well worth visiting. We also had the pleasure of having two grown men, wearing ...