Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... this time. It was sunny again by the time dinner hit. We went to a small place by the Galata tower and I ate a small pita with mince meat and cheese. I had a light dinner since I wanted some dessert. Dessert was a Turkish "Mastic" Ice cream. It had a sticky texture and the guy fooled around with the kids and tricking them with empty cones before finally giving them the cone of ice cream. It was real funny watching the parents film their ...
... full, a beautiful evening. Soon the big mosques came into view. For our last leg, we hopped on the tram for 10 minutes to the Sultanahmet stop.
It felt good to be back. The smells, the sounds made anxious to explore again. Dave whisked me through the crowds and down some narrow streets to our spacious apartment. Not until I saw the bed did I realize how tired I was.
Breakfast at Naz Wooden-House Inn
... didn't have any English, and a couple of Turkish guys on the next table helped translate a couple of times, as well as teaching us how to say thank you in Turkish, (teşekkür ederim) which is a really *******e to remember for some reason! Darren ended up recording the guy saying it on his phone so we could listen back to it later! Over the evening we had an apple tea, which is the best one we've had yet, a normal tea, and a lemon tea, which was also ...
... br> I found some craft workshops advertised which sounded interesting. Junko was game too. Dave and I went to check it out for the next day and spent several hours, even with help of tourist office and the helpful English speaking volunteer high school students in blue shirts with "ask me" written on them, were unable to find the location.
We were sent to a place by the Green House (nice stuff but no ...
We got up early and packed up the truck and headed to the Iranian embassy to apply for our visa. This meant that all the girls had to be dressed properly, completely covered and a head scarf. We had a 6hour wait before we were allowed to leave and we sill had to leave our ...
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