Grand Hotel Gulsoy
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... more, but we declined, he then indicated to give one to the dog! But we said no. We were instructed to sit in the garage, which we did, after our second breakfast was consumed we went outside into the sunshine, work on Dream Catcher hasn't started yet, so we have a walk up the road. The estate we are on must nave at least 200 garages and car maintenance outlets, you can buy everything you need here, car panels, hoses, seat ...
... some messages! As we approached the city he explained that he needed to turn off the main road to avoid the police, we took a detour around the suburbs, eventually arriving at an industrial estate that just has vehicle service centres, rows of them all in small units and some of them still working, it's now 10.50pm.
We pulled up at one of these units and about 5 men came out and took a look at Dream Catcher. There was slot of discussion taking ...
... Istanbul in 1453, the building was converted into a mosque in 1511 by Vizier Hadim Ali Pasha. It was converted into a museum in 1945, and during the restoration in 1948-1959 carried out by the Byzantine Institute of America, the mosaics and frescoes were uncovered and brought to the daylight. Even though some of the mosaics are incomplete the beauty of these important pieces of work are still evident.
On the 3rd day we start off watching the city wake up in the Grand Bazaar ...
... as a huge stumbling block, one that was constricting freedoms and increasingly exercising it’s religious will on the people of Turkey. In the days that followed my exit out of Istanbul, the government seemed to vindicate Orkun’s view when it blocked Twitter with no notice, as an apparent strategy to hinder the spread of what it called ‘lies and slander’ about it’s Prime Minister. This was no way for an EU candidate to act if it wished to garner ...
... up for some reason buying one whole kilogram of mixed lokum squares as well! So many lokums!!! After we made our purchases, we headed back over to the tram, where we said goodbye to our friends as they were heading the other way, then got on a tram back to Gülhane and our hostel. When we arrived, they hadn't started cooking dinner yet, so we didn't feel guilty about cancelling that to go and try the Indian restaurant up the road! So we used the wifi ...