Celal Aga Konagi Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... 8230;and tourists. There is a mosque on every other corner, a carpet or kebab shop on the other, and cute little cobbled streets tucked out the way. Some of the walls are adorned with the most beautiful mosaic tiles, others with graffiti which is either artistic or sadly has destroyed something historical and valuable. And many many shopping opportunities. The suburbs and smaller towns are a little rough around the edges and it saddened us to see crumbling houses ...
... At one point, we had to choose between staying in and going back to bed, or heading out to meet a friend, and it was a close call but eventually we got up and headed out. We walked to the metro and got a tram down to a stop near Taksim Square, then walked up a steep hill and through the crazily busy street which had a really cool kind of party vibe, to the bar where our Canadian friend Lena, who we had met in Cesky Krumlov was having a drink with some people from the ...
... similarlly. Pound for Pound, I think Grant would have had a better deal.
As we walk back to rundown town, the call for prayer starts. In this town there are lots of mosques and so therefore the call echoes around this city. Just as the call to prayer is ending, we find a British themed boozer called the Port shield and so answer the call to prayer. It's tastefully done in there and we knew it would be a rip off, but felt we had to pay it a visit.
... tort and order a cappuccino in the area that is set up as a French cafe. So remember when I said I would never even think of picking something up that I dropped on a hostel bathroom floor? Well these bathrooms are the exact opposite. I feel like I must be in a five-star hotel and when I try to wash my hands, the faucets are so high tech that I don't even know where the on lever is. I have to stand waiting with soap all over my ...
... we were about 3 miles from where we needed to be, with no knowledge of the area and zero Turkish language skills. But, as it was our only choice , we just did what we could and hoped for the best. And we got it. We crossed the road to where a family of 5 or 6 people were congregated - maybe, just maybe waiting for a bus. Perhaps a minute later, a bus pulled up. I stepped on, said "Bandirma?" to the driver and he said "OK". The bus just happened ...