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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... food or water from dawn to dusk. Iftar, as the sun recedes below the horizon, is when the fast may be broken. Here, the fast is broken by a glass of water and a date....and then a huge meal. During this month, Muslims wake in the middle of the night to eat and pray. To ensure all are awake, boys carrying very loud drums walk the streets to signal eating time at two-three a.m. In this area of the country, there is no alcohol to be had anywhere. It is against our host's religion ...
... off my wet towel, and he had a dry one in his hand which he wanted to wrap me with. I tried and failed to convey that I could do it myself. "Take off" "Take off". He kept repeating until I gave up. Then he wrapped me up in three different towels. So, ended my Turkish Hamam experience. As I got out, I remembered the sentence from "Frasier" where the dad says "I have never felt so clean and so dirty at the same time". Hahah .. After hanging out at the Aya Sofya park between the ...
... We took one look at the menu, and decided the food looked overpriced and plastic, so stuck with the drink, and continued on to our "regular" like the creatures of habit that we are.
This time we opted for our favourite meats - the chicken skewers and the sliced meat off the kebab. A huge plate came out, and we were unable to finish it. It was our most expensive meal there - 155TL, and we decided that was because ...
... the face of architecture and was the world's largest cathedral for almost 1000 years until the 1530s. The architecture and mosaics are some of the most impressive and well-preserved ones that I have seen in my travels. It didn't take long to go through Hagia Sofia, and fortunately, and literally, right around the corner is the Topkapi Palace. The palace was constructed in the 1450s after the sultan conquered Constantinople. From there on it remained the ...
... 30 as we cruised back to the old town.
Some of my tour group were sitting at the hostel bar so I joined them to talk about my week away from the trip. Then all 22 of us met at 6pm to have dinner in the old town with the group. We had a few appetizers and watched a slide show of our trip set to music. It was fun to remember all of the good times of the trip. This dinner was included because there was enough money in the "kitty" or cash payment for the trip. I ordered ...