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Left the hotel this morning with all the senior staff there to wave us well - a pitcher of water was thrown over the bus to help us on our way - not sure of the symbolism but rather quaint. The staff could not have been more welcoming and attentive - warm and maturely friendly people. First stop en route - about 1/12 hours into the trip. Big ...
... cost about 60 or 70 in a metered taxi and take about an hour and a half to get back to the hotel. He was obviously pretty ****** off that the policeman had got him down to 30 lira. Anyway fortunately neither Craig nor I are particularly nervous passengers as it was one hair-raising journey but he did get us to the hotel and in half an hour as he obviously knew the city well and took lots of back streets to avoid the traffic jams. We were ...
... and then Zach fell asleep in the middle seat. I was carrying Zane as he was cranky and he fell asleep on my shoulder. Zach was strapped in in the middle and soon enough we were approaching to land. I was wondering how to get sleeping Zane over sleeping Zach into the window seat and get him strapped for landing without causing a huge scene when there was the worst turbulence I have ever experience. Okay maybe the second worst. It was bad. I could see the colour draining from ...
... 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 ...
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