- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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... to bear. As the temperature was an amenable 72 degrees F, it was just another pleasant walk in the park! After stopping off for a beer and free wi-fi we headed back to the ship.
As we were sat on our balcony watching the many pleasure craft and ferries sail to and fro across the Bosphorus awaiting the sound of the ships horn as all lines were set loose and we would head for our next destination across the Black Sea, an urgent announcement came over the tannoy ...
... importance. In AD 203 the Emperor Septimius Severus rebuilt the city and expanded its walls, endowing it with a hippodrome, an arena for chariot races and other entertainment. In AD 324, the Emperor Constantine the Great decided to move the seat of the government from Rome to Byzantium, which he renamed Nova Roma (New Rome). This name failed to impress and the city soon became known as Constantinople, the City of Constantine. Constantine greatly enlarged the city, and one of his ...
... Taxsim and walm back to town. Be sure to dart in and out of the side streets and go see the tower.
Best Island Hostel –AVOID! This place is a bad hostel. My reviews are generally fair even if the place is not the best, but this place is bad. The employees (yes, employees, not guests) sit out front till 2am smoking and talking right by the rooms. The basement rooms are above reception where they scrape the office chair along the floor all night. Has ...
... over looking the sea which is stunning but the narrow 3 flights of stairs climb up will keep us fit! We went for a wander to find somewhere to change some money and try to not get too lost. The streets have no signs and are a maze! We made it to the hippodrome then walked up the Main Street of this part of the city. Fairy westernised but plenty of street sellers that aren't too pushy and understand no thank you. We figured out if I held onto James' arm they haggled us less. ...
... was like a palace! We found the gate and buzzed, then a guy came to the gate, who didn't speak English. He understood 'visa', but we didn't understand his reply, so he got someone who spoke English to come and talk to us. He told us it was closed. They only do visa applications until midday, and we would have to come back on Monday! Annoying!!! But then he told us to wait for a bit, went inside for a while, and came back to tell us that because we were Australian, ...