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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... later I had to ask for help and fortunately picked an English speaking German who guided my the short distance to the hostel which I had actually walked past twice. My dorm room in the Route 39 hostel could be described as basic but only if I were a particularly unscrupulous estate agent and was in fact disgusting. I was ascribed a top bunk and a paper thin mattress in a room which ominously included a guitar. However it was shelter and - after 21 hours of ...
... few answers there. Interesting because during 1.5 months I had a guide who accompanied us the whole trip, but it was not him who gave me the answers I wanted. Surprisingly my discovery began in London. My Lebanese couchsurfing hostess (Andrea Sorti) so friendly and helpful gave me the first answers about this religion and so intriguing that across the board, we (western people) only see from far away with distorted lenses. And it was here in Istanbul I could deepen ...
... closed) which was built in 527-567ad.
We then had a chance to elbow our way through the Grand Bazaar where we managed to get some souvenirs to bring back to the kids.
A quick stop back at the ship to grab a snack and participate in the mandatory safety muster drill (we got to watch a DVD since we were heading out again) before heading off the see whirling Dervishes.
... down before reaching a few feet. Eerie. We also saw a countless number of gravesites, some which belonged to men of just 17 and one that belonged to the famous Simpson, from the well-known tale of him and his donkey.
Another four hours back on the bus and we were in Istanbul once again. The pub had a very well organised round of two-up on and we had a much-needed early evening. On Saturday, we spent almost all of the day on a ...
... to the Aya Sopia, a huge domed church built around 537 AD and later converted into a mosque. The Christian frescos were left intact since Islam views Jesus as a prophet. Amanda’s photos do better than words at capturing its grandeur. It's really very tall (taller than the Pantheon) and makes you feel very small and humbled. We also went to a famous mosque nearby called the Blue Mosque which had colorful blue tiling. Lastly, we wandered ...