Grand Anka Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... he is super flexible and no English. This meant that the acrobatic lesson he gave Niamh was the funniest thing I've ever seen. I have on many occasions nearly wet myself laughing. Ferry back and a walk through Istanbul I a Saturday night. Chaos. I am absolutely shattered as I've seemed to have stopped sleeping and am definitely not going out tonight. 5 hours later, lots of steps, two clubs and a chat on the hostel steps I wake up on the roof. Good ...
... to all. Our queue was quite long, but moved at quite a decent pace, so we didn't have to wait for that long. Our wait was enlivened by a tour group behind us being given a talk in Spanish by their leader - he spoke very quickly and his Spanish sounded quite different to Ecuadorian Spanish, but I made out something about Ramadan, no drinking and no smoking.
... remained a mosque until 1931. In 1935 it was converted into a museum. Today you can see some of the uncovered golden mosaics and make voices in your head as you imagine conversations between the figures. However, most have been removed or destroyed by an earthquake in 1894. Restoration has been controversial, as historic Islamic art covers the Byzantine icons. The juxtaposition of Islamic calligraphy and ...
... Even in Vietnam I was getting omlet in the $5 hotel rooms.
The Grand Bazaar was first built in 330ad and has been added to over the years so now it is nearly 1km square. It is made up of 16 caravanserais, 64 lanes,2000 shops and it own police station. Lonely planet has a walking tour in it so I tried to follow that. You guessed it I got lost, a few times, but I usually do with them. So I got a really good look at the Grand Bazaar. It is just like any ...
... this is called the Spice Bazaar there were still all sorts of various goods being sold in addition to the stands with the piles of various spices like we expected. As we took in the incredible aromas of cinnamon, paprika, cardamom and all of the other exotic smells to be found we decided that we couldn’t leave without sampling at least a little baklava. So now that our fingers were covered in honey and the two napkins we had to share between the four of us were ...