Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... fountain but instead today is a bowl of water with flowers in it. We are given a quaint changing room with a cotton wrap for Sacha and a bikini/shorts/wrap combo for me. I am loving our little outfits. Sacha is getting though it. ·
- Entry into the Hamam: We are given little wooden sandals. Entrance to the hamam is first through an intermediate cold room, the sogukluk, before entry into the large hot room, the hararet. Inside ...
... we came out of the cruise boat on Thursday it was to a real cacophony of loud, loud calls, all over the neighbourhood. It doesn’t last for very long, but it is loud.
Next we carried on past the newly-opened water cisterns, quite a crowd waiting to go in and walk around in the enormous old water tanks built hundreds of years ago and still in good condition, they’ve been used in movies and I’ve seen them on TV quite recently. We went to ...
... in the sea breeze.
There was still a couple of big ticket items to tick off before we could leave. A brief visit to the Blue Mosque, a truly magnificent building and the price was right too! Then off to see the rival, Hagia Sophia. Filled with history, the ...
... 305;ch I could see the Hagıa Sophıa. I´m off to explore the sıghts today before gettıng my transfer back to the aırport for my flıght to Tanzanıa!
Untıl next tıme! x
P.S. Whoever posted as Bıll Bodkın on the last entry (guessıng ıt was one of the Norham Place boys) stop ıt! My poor mum wıll have a heart ...
... Bosphorus Strait. Hopped a ferry down the Bosphorus Strait, got super-close to Asia (didn't actually go onto land), and ran into an old acquaintance from the University of Michigan ON the boat. What a small world!
7. Although I don't have any pictures of it, a few of us went to the Turkish Baths (to see what they do there, click here) that night and met ...
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