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Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... easy. We started by walking through the surrounding area which didn't offer a whole lot to look at, but it was green and a nice area to sit. With that we went on inside. We spent quite a while inside the mosque, looking at the Islamic artifacts that were in the hallways around the main room. There were beautifully done calligraphy and a few other artifacts in the area. Then we stepped through the doors and saw the massive main room with a very very ...
... is a balcony that goes all the way around it so you get really nice views of the city. But it got so windy up there that our umbrellas turned inside out and broke!
There are many cats and dogs all over the city, I'm not sure they are bothered by the rain because they just keep walking around like nothing is happening.
It was so cold again that we decided to go back to the hotel and go to the turkish bath again! ...
... 1. What are Ashley's feelings towards lamb? (Unadulterated dislike) 2. How do you say cheers in Turkish? (Sharefe) 3. How much of the Hagia Sofia is covered in scaffolding? (About half of it) 4. How much does Becca love cats? (Enough to let mama cat claw her way onto her lap) 5. How do you really pronounce baklava? (bak-LA-va) 6. Can we find our way through a city with questionable maps, and fairly reliable internal compasses? ...
The day started very early. We set our watches for 6:30am as the ship was going to enter the Strait of the Dardanelles (in Turkish, Canakkale Bogazi) located between the Asian side of Turkey in the South and the peninsula of Gallipoli on the European side in the North. We thought it would be fitting to pay our respects to the ANZACS (Australian and New Zealand Soldiers who died in the war at Gallipoli for my non Australian readers) as we passed Gallipoli. It was sobering watching ...
... the coin in a slot and going through a turnstile.
- Toilet paper is put in a bin beside the toilet – it doesn’t go in the toilet.
- There are an abundance of clean washrooms available. Most offer regular toilets with seats, and a pit toilet. If there’s a line-up in the women’s washroom, it’s because nobody wants to use the pit toilet.
- Smoking is prevalent, even inside the Grand ...
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