Divan City Istanbul
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... for the history. Dating from about 3000 BC the Trojan war had the Greek ships sail up to the city roughly 1180 BC; today the sea is about 5 KM from the city, the result of thousand of years silt. No wonder the siege of the city lasted 10 years - the walls were 5 m thick, 16 m high!
Gallipoli was excellent. We had an extremely knowledgeable guide, spending the morning at the sites of the British and ...
... winged angel charged with the caretaking of God's throne). Unnforrttely because of the scaffolding we missed the Weeping Column sidea column with a worn copper facing pierced by a hole. Legend has it that the pillar was blessed by St Gregory the Miracle Worker and that putting one’s finger into the hole can lead to ailments being healed if the finger emerges moist. The dome is 30m in diameter and 56m in height. It is supported by 40 massive ribs constructed ...
... nor deny that this is how I spent the whole hour out to the islands ('Adalar' in Turkish).
BŁyŁkada is the last of the four islands that the ferry stops at, and also the largest. There were no maps of the island available so when I got off the ferry I just started walking, looking for the roads that would take me up to the highest points in the hills. This turned out to be quite a good option as it was lush and green with little ...
... plan had been to walk down to the Galata Bridge then catch the tram from there to the Kabotas terminus. From there it was only a short stroll to our main target, the Dolmabache Palace. We'd been told on our last trip that it was well worth a visit, but we'd simply run out of time. This time we'd definitely get there. It was still 20 minutes to opening time when we reached the Blue Mosque, but it was obvious by the thousands of people already gathered in ...
... I then repacked my bag and got ready for the next day and packed a bag for the overnight trip. I then went an explored the hostel and went to the roof top where i meet some people – mainly Aussies, we talked up here and then decided to go to dinner.
All around the area of the hostel the power was out, so we went just a bit further away and found a place. As it was the end of Ramadam all the restaurants were offering ...