Travel Blogs from Istanbul
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Woke up this morning with Alex, Tara and I saying- so what are we going to do today. All we knew was, we were going back to that yummy bakery. Well actually I knew this- I had job idea what the others had planned. It's all about my gut, well so it appears lol. After last nights fiasco of my only bank card which unthought was working not working I decided I needed to make my whole unavailable funds issue an actual problem and get to some wifi to use Skype to call ...
... as the Vatican of the east. In its day the dome of Hagia Sofia was one of the most sophisticated structures in the world. It was the greatest dome in the world for 1000 years and influenced architecture for centuries!
The girls were impressed by this church as well, but they didn''t last much more than an hour or so after we had dragged them through the carpet museum and the tombs of the sultans.
Hopefully we will see the Topkapi Palace today.
Arriving at Vienna airport we discovered that our flight to Istanbul was delayed for 30 minutes which put a bit of pressure on us with the check in for the flat. Things didn't improve when we kept circling over Istanbul waiting to land. We landed eventually one hour late to find out that the bus was caught up in a big traffic jam coming out of Istanbul. After a bit of debating we decided on a taxi even though it would cost us 50 A$. The taxi ...
... we arrived in Ankara at about 1pm. It took us about an hour to find the train station as we had no map, no wifi and because Ankara is a business rather than tourist town we had a lot of trouble finding anyone who could speak even moderate English. Good thing that i have played a lot of charades in my life because without my great train impression we would never have found the place! Ok, so we finally found the train station, but ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking