Grand Cevahir Hotel and Convention Center
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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After delayed start and a long flt we finally made it to Turkey. Had some good turbulence during our meal that scared aome of the flight attendants. I've had worse. We blew the meal selection as when we bought our tickets they had meal selections and apparently they were for special diets and what we selected was not nearly as good as the rest of …
... food down the aisles. I imagined a kitchen on the plane. Cindy put a blanket over her head.
The smell of fresh bread revived Cindy. We joked and the rationalization began. The simple salad with feta and olive oil was fresh. We ate it all, the grilled vegetables, the real mashed potatoes, the pasta and the beef with kabab spices. We had a glass of wine, wanted to offer some to the two ...
... shut.....this was what we experienced on Istiklal Street....a sea of people! The 3 of us went to a few restaurants and ate Mezze Plates in each. Of course, we had to accompany the dishes with the local Ouzo style drink - Raki. This stuff is 42% proof and is mixed with water (thank god). When in Rome! My last day was a leisurely stroll through the Istanbul Modern Museum and Gallery and another attack of Istiklal street (now that the shops are open). I didn't buy ...
... truck' make sure it's big enough we weigh over 3 tons!
The owner from the restaurant came down with his chef, Les tried to tell him the problem, we think that he thought we just needed some hydraulic fluid, the chef had a look under the bonnet and underneath, in his chef whites! They isn't allowed on the UK, imagine what Environmental Health would have to say about that! Eventually we think we got them to understand that the breakdown folks were on their ...
... took us down the hill past hookah bars cut into the side of the hill. It was a crowded pedestrian street with a steep slope - fortunately we were going down.
The Museum has an outstanding collection of artifacts spanning many years - from cuneiform tablets with some of the earliest recognized writing to the magnificent sarcophagus of Alexander the Great.
Day 2 begins with us being rushed down through the now familiar Hippodrome to the opulent Topkapi Palace and ...