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... Go ahead! No problem!"
And like owls who, having being woken in the morning by what sounded like a chainsaw, but transpired to be a revved up magpie, we stumbled and blinked back into our nests. Five hours the full process.
(Focal scoir: An American couple in our group had a much more arduous time of it, but even then it was more bureaucratic than xenophobic).
Little to report after this, on my part, at least. We reached famed ...
... and a stay in hospital of at least 2-3 days.
*We are now confident that AG is in a good place where the doctors are taking seriously the danger posed by such an infection. We are also resigned to the fact that our schedule through Turkey will be stretched to the limit. Turkey from west to east is a very big country. To reach the Iranian border by the quickest route is a drive of 1500 km and cannot be done in a day. AG must be able to leave hospital ...
... as we entered the city and we finally reached the hotel where we would leave our luggage while we went to the Grand Bazaar at about 2.20pm. We would leave our travel mates at the bazaar as they are to spend the night in Istanbul before continuing their journeys or going back to their homes. All agreed it was a great trip and we had all become friends. We took the tram to the bazaar and walked around there for a little ...
... no idea why that is, but it cost a fraction of what it would cost to legally register, so now I am using my Turkish in my new phone :) however what they didn't tell me is that the phone would need to be restored to factory settings, so I lost all of my recent photos of Tinsilian! :( however most of those photos, I send to Zeki so I'm hoping I will be able to get them back ...
... is no way Turkey would be as advanced, materially speaking, as it is today, no way.
The mausoleum of Ataturk though had a little bit of personality cult making. I watched a short movie at the mausoleum where it said "great leader, the whole nation is at your disposal..." That, I found a little weird. Nevertheless, I still left Ankara with a strong admiration of Gazi Mustafa Kemal Pasha!
Back to Istanbul then Dubai!
Till Next Time,