Howard Johnson Kitchener Conestoga
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... excuses - if it is important to you, go out there and do it! You have nothing to fear except fear itself - get out of your comfort zone - you will be better for it! Thank you for your support and love as you have followed this incredible chapter of our journey - we look forward to a new chapter beginning as this one comes to a close.
Blessings to you, The Reiters (Rene, Jakob, Zak and Carolyn) April 20, 2013
“Why don’t you go for a ride and I’ll figure it out while you’re gone”
‘Are you sure?’
“Yep, take your time, it’s a nice day”
‘OK, so long as you’re sure – thanks dad’
Slowly but surely the gates began to take shape. There were a few hiccups along the way; hinges had to be slightly repositioned; I managed to bugger up a simple cut on the top of ...
... we have come to love the place - lots of room to move around - good air flow which helps in the beastly heat - water that runs most of the time (it's common for water to stop running in the city for hours at a time) - and a place to crash that's our own! Sleeping has been a problem though! The nights are very loud with the party scene & concerts & just when you're dozing off at 4ish the morning prayers begin - these are broadcast throughout the ...
... and a glass of wine. Maybe a street-side cafe, so we can watch the city pass by.
Anyoot, I went out and purchased a netbook so I can directly record journal entries to the travel blog and not have to rescribe my thoughts (hopefully). I have paper journals, too, for when it's not feasible to fire up the netbook (or I have no power supply and a dead battery). Cool ...
16 days abroad.
Day 1 - Travel to Istanbul. Picked up and transported to our lodgings by our tour company.
Day 2 - Our guide meets us in the morning and we do a full day tour of the City Relics in Instanbul: Topkapi Palace, St Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar. Back to hotel around 18:00.
Day 3 - Guide meets us in the morning and we do a full-day tour of the City: Spice Bazaar, Bosphorus Boat ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool