Grand Emin Hotel
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... understand that if I say ‘no’ to one taxi driver, I would change my mind several yards further on when asked again if I want a taxi to the Blue Mosque!! In Turkey ‘no’ doesn’t obviously mean ‘no’!!
Reaching the main road only a few hundred yards from the port entrance, we took the tram T1 across the Golden Horn to where most of the famous tourist sights are found. Tram tickets for a single journey (regardless ...
... Looking back, it was a tad ridiculous just how far we actually travelled and how long we spent travelling. This was taken to the point that cramming half a loaf of crusty stale bread from breakfast, hard boiled eggs, honey sachets and chocolate waifer biscuits into ours bags became second nature. Not because we didn't know when our next meal would be (daily we had buffet lunches) but because eating passed the time. Speaking of buffets though, majority of ...
... that has worn his footprint into the floor. He was warm and welcoming and his son Sayat brought tea for us. A last trip to the Spice Bazaar for olive oil soap, scrubbing cloths for the back, and baklava for Mustafa and his assistant Hukbirdy (Hukbirdy is from Afghanistan and I am writing his name as it sounds).
Our friends Fehmi and Jennifer have given up selling ceramics and now sell only hamam stuff: towels, bathrobes, etc., ...
... and a 10L in notes. He said, so sorry these 20L have a rip and he cant accept them. We had not enough other notes. No problem he said, he can change Euro, he offered 140L for 50 E which he must have seen I had. I gave him the 50E, he handed back 100L. We then got a bit confused as to how much we had given him. We asked how much have we given you. He started to scream we owed him 143L indicating that we needed ...
... of the Spice Market or the Grand Bazaar.
On our visit to Mount Nemrut, Golbekli Tepe and the birthplace of civilization, Mesopotamia, we were transported back to a time and place that is beyond explanation.
Fethiye was the beginning of the European takeover. Bodrum & Kusadasi were beautiful yet very commercial. It was even hard to find local food there that wasn't dummied down for the tourists (there is ...