Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... one built in 1699. The most expensive yah is the fifth most expensive house in the world with a price tag of $100 million US! It is a beautiful area and easy to see why it has been fought over so many times through history.
We headed back to our hotel to collect our bags and find our way to the ship. We jumped in the cab unaware of the roller coaster we ...
... masculine power. It even has a circumcision room for the young princes. We took a number of photos and went over the whole place, including the harem. We sat in the coffee shop there overlooking the Bosphorous for about half an hour but Denise could not come at 12TL ($6) for a coffee so didn't have one! A few days earlier a person we met told us he had taken the tram in the direction of the western terminus and came ...
We had a whorl wind tour of Istanbul the first day of my Anzac Day tour. Saw many of the major monuments of the old city, including the blue mosque. Istanbul is a beautiful old city. It's difficult to comprehend how long some of the buildings have been there. The Turkish bath house we went to alone was over 580 years old. Over time, with the Ottoman Empire's ...
... is time to get some sleep but for me on a plane is always difficult. I arrive in Kathmandu absolutely shattered.
My woes for the day weren’t quite over. From the airport I took a taxi to the small hotel I always use only to discover there was construction work going on inside and bang, bang, bang. How could I sleep with this? I dragged my two suitcases out to another hotel a few streets nearby. Although it looked very plush in the lobby, the rooms ...
It's about 9:43' and I'm comfortably sitting on a well lit, bus in route to Cappadocia. Right now there's only 7 of us on board, but my guess is that will change before we arrive. We'll probably pick up others along the way. We have an 'attendant' on the bus, and a call button just like on an airplane. The seats are very comfortable, and there's a TV mounted to the headrest of the seat in front of me. There are 3 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center