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... past a little arcade of shops, tucked right at the back. Talk about chalk and cheese. The guy in this tiny shop, which was crowded with just the three of us in it, was called George.
He told us he was an Armenian Christian with three sons, and to his great sorrow, no daughters. The only time he didn't work was on Sunday mornings when he went to church, and he made all his own jackets. He proudly told us, he could make us one in a day ...
... and is known as one of the world's architectural wonders. Besides the fact that is it so beautiful, the museum is being restored and renovated as it was originally build on a rubbish tip and for years now it has been sinking. They have had to build multiple buttresses to support the whole building and you will see from the photos some of the columns are leaning and the arches are not the lovely arches we know because of the ...
... Croatia to jump on a plane to Spain and work my way up the western side of Europe to Paris. One of the good things about having these quiet days in Istanbul is I get to just sit down for extended periods and sort these things out when I actually have the energy to do so. Trying to figure out train timetables and budgets after 10:00pm tends to lead to disaster.
Speaking of budgets, I just realised I only spent about 14 lira on food today. That's around $7 New ...
... road sign where the tolls aretaken automatically, we showed her the sign and she sorted it out with thecashier, we topped up another 50TL. At a town further on Doris got confused asthere was a new road that she didn’t recognise, eventually she managed to findus and guided us to where we wanted to be. As we approached our destination we started to look for a place to stay. We turned at a small road that had a hand painted sign for ...
... on the Bosphorus river. As I mentioned earlier, the Bosphorus separates the Asian and European continents, and itself is international waters. It was quite amusing cruising down and seeing almost every house and building donned with a Turkish flag - they are fiercely patriotic. The boat load of about 200 Kiwis and Auzzies also managed to drink the boat dry, so we had to stop for extra supplies half way!!
By the time we get off ...