Golden Age Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
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... and is as narrow as 0.7 miles. The canal joins the Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmara which in the past has been the site of numerous wars. The fight for control of this stretch was the original motive for the start of the cold war in 1946 with Turkey leaning on the USA to help them against the USSR.
Istanbul is one of the most fascinating and unique cities in the world with some most extraordinary monuments. It was once the capital of three great empires. ...
... which I won’t be explaining to you here) create natural pools from the travertine. Of course step foot into the non-tourist pools and you will cop flack (even if its your birthday) always worth it though.
Pammukale was followed by a 12 hour overnight bus journey from Pammukale to Cappadocia. I was skepital initially, but the on-board wifi, personal television playing a never ending slew of turkish game shows (my new favourite ...
... rented the space next to the hotel to open a cafe where she will serve her baked goods. Her helper was maniacally hammering and hacking the cement off the bricks of the walls and when it was time for us to leave, she and her coworker grabbed our suitcases and ran up the hill to the bus stop.
We had our same room at the Antique Hostel but we had to find another hotel for our last night because the hostel was full. Mustafa called a ...
... the haunting warblings of the muezzins, mixed in with traditional Turkish folk music played on quirky instruments while dervishes whirl (something I've wanted to see for a long time), whilst in some bars western music can be heard - we were treated to a whole album of Sting over coffee one morning. The Turks are very proud, they fly their flag everywhere and want to show off their country and heritage. When we arrived in Istanbul there was some sort of cultural ...
... dinner at a place Koray recommended called Otentik (when I asked what the name of the authentic restaurant he recommended he told me that was its name). I got potato dumplings and what I can only describe as a Turkish quesadilla. It was amazing and our waiter called us beautiful angels and gave us free tea. Not a bad night.
So that's it for now! Honestly so far it's been unbelievable I still can't get over how amazing this place is. Definitely worth checking out. More to come ...