Celal Aga Konagi Hotel
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... after we had the most amazing Turkish lunch ever, a big ass mixed kebab, we searched for a cab and found one, the guy said around 75 because of traffic, which we were ok with.
So the guy starts driving and we strait away see the insane traffic, after what seems about 40 mins we beat the main scrum of traffic. We drive a little further and the cabbie goes "I'll drop you off just up here and you just have to walk strait and you see hotel" well turns out the ...
... it's just crazy. After we stopped shared a kebab plater for lunch and tried their freshly squeezed pomegranate juice, it was really good. It was a beautiful day and we loved just getting to take in the strange city. Multiple times a day pray would be played loudly through speakers, so loud that it would be heard throughout the entire city.
Our second day we stayed close to the hostel only really leaving to get food. We did this because we were leaving for Australia ...
... and the public. Very noisy, loud music, loud amplified music and much action. The firies were dressed in old time fire brigade uniforms and using an ancient pump. Good display.
The hotel transfer vehicle turned up on time and we drove to Attaturk airport - about 45 minutes from the city - 30 euro. Then began a frustrating period waiting for the plane to depart. The toing and froing from groundstaff with repeated assurances that the aircraft would ...
... be the first time I was completely on my own in a country I didn't speak the language. And even thought I know Spanish, it doesn't help a whole lot with Italian.
I walked to the post office staying on busy streets since the town wasn't exactly the most stellar place to be. We think the only reason it was there was because it was cheaper than staying in Venice. Once I got to the post office, I saw how packed it was. I went in through the ...
... been desired by ancient and modern empires. Today, the city is predominantly Muslim, and has been since the Seljuk Turks conquered Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and renamed it Istanbul in 1493.
But despite this relatively homogeneous religious influence, modern Istanbul is a blend of religious and secular culture, and for decades now, Turks have ...