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... that goes around the Old City. It was quite a strenuous walk with uneven, slippery surfaces and many, many many stairs all down with flip flops, slippery sandals and crocks. I know, I know. We should have known better. It was fascinating, being above the city and observing all of the different areas. We walked past the different neighborhoods and saw the sights from above. Max did very well. He is such a trooper. As we walked ...
Day started at 9:30 and ended at 7:00....just some quick notes and will try to write more later. We visited the Topkapi Palace, Hagie Sophia, underground cistern and the Grand Bazaar. Absolutely gorgeous weather and we enjoyed every moment of it. Traffic is crazy here and would not want to drive a car here. Love the friendliness of the Turkish people and Ama Waterways people are fabulous......more details ...
... It is exactly what it sounds like a big red double decker bus, that goes around the city and stops at all the most famous touristy spots. I had been on one in Rome and I really recommend them if you are short on time and really want to see a lot of the city you're in.
So we booked the big red bus for about $30, even though we were bummed about the tour, I think this was the next best thing we could do. My first thoughts on ...
... Some of the mosaics have been restored & are stunning. The huge wooden doors are said to be timber from Noah's Arc.Another wander through the Spice market, also known as the Egyptian market for Turkish Delight & prayer beads & very ready for a swim or any shade. Our journey in Turkey covered 2800 kms. We have seen & learnt so much & hope to return to explore more of this wonderful country. ...
... After this visit we started working our way back with a stop at the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent for a quick look and a view/picture stop. We were definitely tired but enjoyed our beer with Mehmet on the rooftop of our hotel. A very good day!
Unfortunately, the next day was Monday and everything that we had left to see was closed. I should have learned by now to make Mondays travel days. We spent a quiet day with a couple of walks and catching up on my ...