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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
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... spices that we'll be throwing out the next time we clean our spice cabinet. It was a small consolation to learn that even Martha Stewart couldn't resist this guy's pitch.
The weather improved in the afternoon so we took a long walk in our neighborhood to see the Chora mosaic church (really good) and old city walls. It felt great to finally get some exercise. We all agreed that mosaicist would NOT be a good job for Becky.
We had ...
Ok, so my first full day on this trip. Istanbul, I am not willing to commit yet, but I am willing to say that I really like spending time with you. I can already tell that four days are not going to be enough to experience Istanbul. I probably will get all the sights done, but this is a city that just calls for a second and even more visits. All in all, last night was bad. I kept turning and tossing until 3:30 AM due to jet lag. I had planned to meditate by waking early in ...
... me think of this bit by Louis CK: https://youtu.be/UVTXFsHYLKA Annie took off for Germany, so I rolled solo in some hostels. Met a lot of cool travelers, might go visit one guy in the Czech republic. Friday I grabbed a bus to Sofia Bulgaria to meet up with some ex-coworkers. Halfway there we stopped by a duty free shop. I got a bottle of Raki as a little token to my Bulgarian hosts. As I was going through checkout, some woman speaking broken English was saying she ...
... an outdoor restaurant and were seated for
dinner. Every eating and retail establishment had a host – trying to win your entry. It was not difficult to give up easy. Dinner was long and worth it. A meal of meat, vegetables, and spices put into a ceramic jar and cooked in the coals. It arrived in a flaming presentation. When done, the lid of the jar is broken to expose the cooked stew which is served with home made breads and more
... on the promised ice cream as the shops were shut, so have promised one in the morning. And I will get her to write about the cats. It's a long story, and a very Maddie-ish one! Milly: After reading mum's post above, I have just realised that there is something that she has missed out. All around, in all shops (mainly tourist ones) there are these big blue eyes. Not real of course, but glass. In our Turkey tourist book, it says it ...