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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
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... conditioned mini van. Very nice. Nice to be leaving the busy city but also a bit sad as the Karakoy hotel is such a great place to stay, and Istanbul is such an interesting and diverse place. I'll definitely be back one day. The airport was itself much like the rest of the city - strewn with rubbish and dirt. No matter ... We spent the last of our lira and then it was off to the land of dirhams, fancy architecture, man made islands and tall ...
... to scream. If they felt I didn't see something, they should calmly tell me from which direction something is coming to crush us, instead of yelling "DUDE, DUDE!" or the utterly useless "AHHhhhhh!" By far the craziest driver we saw, who almost hit us at least three times, was a cop car. Once out of the city, the roads were well kept and lightly populated.
... the other palace inhabitants. The sultan would eat by himself and had a different servant for each and every little task from washing and drying his hands before and after eating, to laying the table, and serving his food. There was also a list of all the meals that were prepared for them and the elaborate platters and tableware that was used. They certainly didn't go hungry these Sultans! In fact, it seemed like they were pretty self-important kinds of guys!! And soooooo much money! ...
... and we pull onto a car park in between two of the lakes where there is a campsite,with modern toilets and a cafe, part of the car park us flooded, we parked on the dry side. There are a handful of tents pitched in amongst the trees and quite a few photographers walking around with large cameras and tripods. The lakes look beautiful in the evening sun, the trees are reflecting mirror like, on the still water, we need to get some photos too! ...
... stage?) and we were fortunate to have seats directly across the room from the orchestra space so we could watch the musicians. Prior to the show, a few guys came out and played the traditional instruments. I could have sat and watched them for hours! The music was gorgeous and the instruments were so different. They played just a couple of songs and then left. Before long, a young guy in a black robe came out with some rugs. He placed them on the floor very carefully, bowing while ...