Hotel Grand Washington
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Grand Washington Istanbul
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... trying to get food so I tried to feed the hungry ones who weren't begging and the ones who couldn't get enough food like one which had a broken foot. I thought the cats living at the fish market were clever! But cats had to compete to get the food with a seagull who also wanted the food. I named some of the cats; Catman had a black mask, and Kittysoftpaws was stealing stuff from Mum's bag, and Shadow who was black as a ...
... clay pot with a knife and disgorging the contents onto the plate. Great showmanship and our waiter put in a sterling effort.
We wandered down to the harbour and crossed under the Galata Bridge, being pounced upon by a myriad of touts all vying for our business into their quieting restaurants. There was still about a million people about, all cruising for action and soaking up the vibe. If you want hustle and bustle, then Istanbul is the place for you!
... grabbed his arm, but he squirmed away - whoever he is, he's got a nasty scratch on his arm. What we didn't realize at the time, was when I grabbed him he dropped the wallet. Whether by accident or because he thought he'd been caught I don't know. Ender and our driver (who could easily play linebacker for any NFL team) took off running after him. Holy moley - those guys can run!! Needless to say, they didn't catch the kid, but ...
... appeared with everything from bananas to freshly caught fish prepared at the stand with all kinds of fixings. We didn't know if the fish prepared there were provided by the hundred plus fisherman that were casting rods off the top deck of the bridge or another source, but there was a lot of fishing going on. Not much was getting caught, but that top deck was filled with fishing poles and traffic. The lower deck of that bridge was a pedestrian walkway that took you ...
... authentic old cultural buildings such as the mosque.
Outside the area where you find all the mosques you can explore the city as a normal tourist. However when you go to visit the musk's it is tradition as a female to cover your head arms and legs.
There is a lot to find at the square. The first thing I would recommend one to go see is the Yerebatan Sarayi also called; The ...
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