Gezi Hotel Bosphorus
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... fed her. Of course I would have loved to have done that, but you just can’t risk rabies and all those potential diseases. So that made me feel good enough to keep riding and leave the kitten with the local.
After that traumatic moment for me, we hand back the bike and replace it. We decide to ride a different direction this time as we only have about an hour left before heading back to the ferry port. We start riding and there’s a fork in the ...
... parking dilemma and to my surprise he said (after some ponderous
moments) you can park here and I will show you the way to the Iran embassy.
However before we could head off we were told to wait a moment and tea
arrived. Turkish apple tea we quickly
learnt, is to die for and we were both blown away by the gesture and the flavour. We were then invited back to his brothers
carpet shop for some more tea, a rest and then I show you the way. Yep sound ...
... marble surface in a big, hot room with nothing more than a pillow and left me there to sweat for about 30 minutes. Then a completely naked and fat lady who speaks no English came in and started painfully scrubbing me and apparently the word "ouch" doesn't translate into Turkish. I had 5 minutes of this and then was shampooed by her with "Head & Shoulders" followed by buckets of water being thrown directly at me for the last 5 minutes. Later I found out Chris went through the ...
In just two days we've visited some of Turkey's most favoured sites, along with thousands of Chinese and German tourists, who managed to push their way to the head of any long queue. While Turkey is a modern secular state, in this old part of the city it could almost be a theocratic caliphate. We are surrounded by some of the most beautiful and powerful buildings in Islam, and it's common to see ...
... about Islam. An Islamic family opened the doors of their house without even knowing who I was, brought me every morning to a delicious breakfast and the indispensable and delicious tea, hosted me for three days of a super welcoming manner, as if I were the family and the younger son (Ysufu Daban), an extremely sweet and fun guy, showed me a simple and completely "stripped" view of Islam, without secrets, which to me were "the mysteries of the Islamic world" and I ...