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Our last day in Turkey.
Our host at the hippodrome arranged for us to have the services of a private guide for the day, definitely the best way to maximise your time when visiting this lovely city.
We left reception at 9 am for our first stop was Topkapi palace, unlike everyone else we didn't need to cue as Gengis has special …
We arrived back in Istanbul last night and checked into a lovely little hotel in the old city,
On the recommendation of our host today we did a cruise up the Bosporus to the Black Sea. - was a great recommendation ! We past so many palaces, mosques, and museums, each one unique and spectacular in its own way., the contrast between the …
... some pretty unusual stuff. It is one of the biggest shows in Europe. There were a lot of simulators and models we don't get but nothing REALLY outstanding.
I took lots of pics and they are going to get linked to another site or this will link and they can com here to ...
... Holy Wisdom’ and ‘AyaSofya’ in Turkish is a formerly used Byzantine Church and Mosque. The original was burned to the ground and its replacement also suffered the same fate by the Nike riots of 532. You can see evidence of both Islamic and Christian patriarchs inside and as our guide said, maybe the only place in the world that has both faiths displayed in the one holy centre.
... of a threat by ISIS or anything like that. It's a civil situation, not a foreign/war threat. I think I would feel more uneasy if the Turkish government did decide to retaliate against Syria. But for now, I don't feel a threat arising out of the situation in Iraq with ISIS, so that's good news. • Are the people friendly? Yes and no. I found the shop keepers at the Grand Bazaar aggressive, but then at the Spice Bazaar they were very engaging and nice, albeit for a ...