Limak Eurasia Luxury Hotel
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
Meanwhile, Turkey had blocked my unregistered phone after 10 days. We thought this might happen. The SIM was transferred to Debbie's phone and we have service again. Hopefully, this will see out the rest of our time here but I did bring additional phones just in case.
What was nice about this part of town was the lack of locals approaching us on the pretext of being friendly only to try to sell us something. Debbie spent an hour in Zara whilst ...
... an excellent place to hold our concert.
Time to Sing
After a quick break to grab some delicious Turkish food (I had some kind of chicken sandwich, I believe), we changed into our choir uniforms and started to warm up. Warm up our voices, that is. It was pretty chilly in there by the time we began our performance. Since it's an old building, however, we expected that there would be no central heating ...
... hadn't got a massive amount of soap in my eyes. But still,....it was a unique experience. Once she finished massaging me with the bubbles, she dumped more water on me, and then led me to the Jacuzzi room. Adrienne finished up the same time that I did, so we went in together. We got into the small pool or jacuzzi and it was sort of a tepid warm temperature. We lolled around in there for a little while, and then strolled over to the 'Cold Dip', and when ...
We treated ourselves to a visit to the Four Seasons Hammam and Spa, recently awarded best in the world. We figured we should try that (you can rationalize anything). ...
Much of the morning was dedicated to the Topkapi Palace, an opulent palace complex with more blue mosaic that the Blue Mosque! It was a royal Ottoman residence from 1453 to 1839. 4 courts, impressive gates, audience chambers and kiosks with tiles, mosaic, tortoise shell and mother of pearl inlays, the Harem (imperial family quarters--the highlight-the one Sultan had 4 wives, 300 concubines, and 112 children!) ocean views from a marble terrace with a pool. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility