Celal Aga Konagi Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... terrace that gets a brief mention in the Lonely Planet guide which features the hotel as 'good for a budget stay'. I could have just cried when I saw the view: overlooking and within around 150m of the Marmara Sea and the opening of the Bosphorus on one side and about the same distance on the other side to the truly magnificent Hagia Sofia and 200m across to The Blue Mosque. Just how did this happen? Lucky, lucky me, I thought.
... that was split in half and its pattern noticeably repeated when laid side by side. The present day Hagia was rebuilt in 532 and completed in 537 under then Emperor Justinian I. Lots of mosaics and marble pillars including an entrance restricted to only Emperors and Sultans. Of course we all now make an effort to walk through this one of nine entrances.
There was a heap of people inside and it was difficult to ...
... Rumi. Then we went to a park named Alladin. They had a playground for Max to play at so we sat and had a snack while he played. There was a little boy who befriended Max. He tried to communicate by gesturing and he actually knew a little English. It was painful to watch at first because this little boy was trying so hard to get Max to play with him but Max just didn't know what to do. Finally the barrier was broken and they began to have fun ...
... La hotel might be pretty but it the smallest space we have had to grapple with during the whole of our holiday. Strewn around this tiny space are 3 big cases, 1 holdall, 2 rucksacks, 2 jackets 2 people, 1 ironing board and a partridge in a pear tree and all have to be juggled around as we attempt to squeeze in what seems like a thousand fridge magnets and other trivia as well as our clothes and a hundred pairs of shoes. Add to this melee we have decided we don't have time ...
... impressive, and very beautiful, it was built back in 1609! They clear the mosque of visitors when it comes to prayer time. It was a very peaceful place. After the tranquility of the mosque, we headed for the havoc that was the 'Grand Bazaar' and oh my was it grand. We well and truly got lost in the alleys of shop sellers trying to send us home with rugs, lanterns, tiles and tea. Turkish tea is a big thing here, there were tea boys running up and down with the ...