Divan City Istanbul
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Shuttle bus service
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... alcohol in his home or to be seated at a table where people are consuming alcohol. It is a dry three days and nights, just like every second week at the cottage. There are no bare shoulders or knees on Muslim women. Many wear the hijab. The landscape is a combination of desert, mountains, and beautiful flowers. It is hot. This will not be a place for me to retire.
As we are greeted at the airport, Cengiz gives a warm hug. People see we are with a local and smile at ...
... and Aya Sofya, I felt a need to take a shower. So I just came back to the hostel. I had decided to take the same walk on the Istiklal street in the evening. So, at about 6:30 pm, I set off again. The street was in the process of transforming into what I had heard it was - a place where people congregate in the evenings to walk, eat, drink and party. So, it did. As I took my first walk to the Taksim Square (I was eventually to make 2 rounds of the entire street), the place ...
... portion was so big. We paid, then continued to sit, chatting, and next thing, a plate of baklava was delivered, then more tea. When we got up to leave, the owner asked when we were going home. Tomorrow, we said, and he kept talking about coming back to the restaurant at 11.00pm for a free four hour city tour. I couldn't quite figure out what it was all about, but luckily Emma could. The tour was for her only, and she said ...
... got on famously though. Discussed world politics the whole time. He is giving up on Istanbul. He loves his city, but says there are so many Syrians here now that are muslim; that his city used to be more European, but now is more like the Middle East. Istanbul is the only city that is in two continents, both Europe and Asia. It is also the longest surviving city that has been continuously been lived in, in the world. ...
... all I had planned at the Spice Market and Steve was getting a little worried about how we would bring it all back but the main reason was my back had packed up (too much dancing I suspect, coupled with all the steps that are EVERYWHERE here) so we decided to head back to the ship.
So sorry we didn’t have more time to explore Istanbul and we hope to come back one day. It’s a marvelous place.
Today we landed at Lesbos but I was flattened by my back in spasms. I was so ...