Dara Hotel Istanbul
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Does anybody know what time it is? Okay, it's a song by Chicago but seriously, it's nine hours difference between here and Frankfurt. So when Lisa asks me what time it is there I make up a number and hope I'm close. I still don't get spring forward fall behind never mind time zone differential. It's now 36 hours since we boarded in Vancouver. Waiting in Frankfurt Flauganhoffen to finish our trip to Istanbul. I've changed /adjusted my watch. Really have no idea what time it ...
... to say without it. Whilst waiting for the bus to Cannakale; Brodie, Mel and I played cards with some of the locals watching and adding their two sense. They then taught us some card tricks and provided us with Turkish Tea to make the time fly by.
Once in Cannakale we learnt that there was no screens available and that we were not able to see any of the ceremony in Cannakale as it was only accessible in Anzac ...
... I settled for a coke served in a 300 ml original shape glass bottle, so cute that I wanted to take it home. The nightly before-bedtime tradition is Turkish tea with some combo of fruit, nuts, and cookies. In the old days they would talk about the days events, family affairs etc. In the modern era such chat is sprinkled in with the main course of iPhone watching. I feel so much at home! Tomorrow I go to hamam. Stay ...
... was alright, luckily because I was there for five hours waiting for my connecting flight to Istanbul. It ended up leaving about 30 minutes late, but that was no problem. On this next flight I was sat next to another Syrian guy but this one was really nice. He was telling me all about how his wife had to move as a refugee to Sweden only one month after they got married. She’s been gone for ...
... was nice today, it's supposed to rain and be chilly tomorrow.
Our room is lovely, on the concierge level. We're near the laundry room, and the concierge lounge has reading material, drinks and snacks. Unpacked and stored things in every nook. Outside on our veranda we see boats and ferries on the Bosphorus, all lit up. Very beautiful.
Ate in the Grand Dining Room. The china isn't nearly as pretty as the Versace china we had on ...