Hotel Sultan Hill
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... suspect however it quickly became apparent this guy was genuine. Off to
the Iran embassy we go.
The Iran visa has a bit of a reputation for being difficult to
obtain so we were preparing for the worst.
The embassy guard man helped us out and got us into the front of the
queue…. However after some time the official who was attending us (Shiraz)
indicated there was a technical problem with their system and we would need to
... now don't do this..... So we think that's it!!
Anyway we went a bit gently and headaches soon went, then onto working out how to get to this massive shopping centre which was miles away! Firstly took the wrong tram, realised we had done this so got off and started again. Went out fair few stops to then have to get off and find the underground train, this was a 10 minute walk! All good, alighted from the train and no shopping centre (of course we can't ...
... I love to dance to it but at midnight? And of course the cars keep driving fast well into the night. And then there are the dogs barking. After sleeping all day I guess they need to talk to each other or fight or play, or whatever.
And of course the crazy traffic. As annoying as it is, the traffic here has an upside. It has made me have to be very present to what is going on around me or it could be the death of me, literally. I am so thankful ...
... was too much, he would have to avoid the police check points.
We thought we were going to the service centre in Sile, but as we passed Sile by we must be going into Istanbul.
Along the way he points out places that he knows the English words for or are obvious what that are, University, restaurant, villa etc. and shows us photographs of his twin boys who look just like their father. He also chatted on his phone, found a Turkish, English translator ...
Goodbye Germany, hello Turkey! Waiting in Tegel airport at the check in counter for Turkish Airline to open. As I should have expected, the line was huge, not enough counters open in relation to the amount of people travelling. Apart from the one hour time difference, the flight is delayed an hour.
Finally, arrived in Istanbul, outside ...