Limak Eurasia Luxury Hotel
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... to be a bit picky about where we will stay. But the hotels with best reviews get booked in advance and just have a day or two here or a day there available. Dave looked at rooms in about 20 places (he has the patience of Jobe for that sort of thing. That is good but when he has to read every item on the menu before he can make his choice ggggrrrr) In any case, he concluded that most. Istanbul hotels are pretty good. The trick ...
So today I meet up with an Aussie girl I meet on the Gorilla trek tour named Christy. She flew in the night before staying at a hostel on the Asia side of Istanbul. We meet at the blue mosque only a 2 minute walk for me from my hotel. After finding each other through all the people we went in with the help of a Turkish man who got us through to the head of the line by pushing people out of the way, like they do. It is amazing inside. But smells of smelly feet. We then ...
... new friends. Ah ha ha ha ha. ". And so it goes. Tomorrow morning I will be up early for the 7am breakfast and will head out with two other girls to really get my first look at the city. We figure it will be nice to go in a pack of three as there may be less cat calling and the "three second approach rule if standing on your own as a girl" may actually increase to about ten ...
... looked inside the monastery, and drank some tea, we made our dissent and walked the whole way back through the local streets. It was so scenic. We then got on the boat back and made our way back to Istanbul to meet Zeynel, Mehtap, Dr. Rashit, and Farrah at Ortakoy.
Our dinner was more hilarious than delicious, because the four of them wouldn't stop laughing! The dynamics of the four of our new friends is ...
... on the spot. We also had Turkish tea and coffee provided. The turkish coffee was possibly the strongest coffee Erin had ever tasted and Kev was fairly amused watching her facial expression as she tried it. It reminded Kev of the YouTube video where kids try foods for the first time and their reaction is filmed. It's called 'first taste' ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PVVT9V2 CM0 ). Just like a kid Erin was unable to hide her reaction. Feeling very awake we walked up towards ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility