Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... and got a beer and a meal each. I got a couple of entrees instead of a main, because the dolma were so amazing last time! The place has such a nice relaxing vibe, we ended up staying for literally 5 hours, just chatting, drinking beers and sharing a lot of videos on YouTube! It was a nice way to waste a day! Eventually we left and went all the way back to the hostel next door where we hung out on the tables out the front for another hour ish until the shuttle bus for ...
... with their feet (no factories), wood and rock houses (not concrete high rises being built & also abandoned), gently rolling hillsides (not craters left by mining). The world deserves progress taking steps to alleviate poverty yet, in speaking with "Famous Shamus" (a Kurd working in a restaurant in Kusadasi) there is still a long way to go in eastern Turkey. They are making progress. Less than 10 years ago girls ...
... headache. That was just the train ticket. I now have a bus ticket to buy. It's a 20min tram journey. Despite the AC carriages, it's still hot and sticky and smelly. But then I wonder if it's me that smells as I'm leaking so much. Still a charming sight.
The tram stop is Capa in the suburbs. It's the Clifton of Nottingham. I'm off the tourist trail. It's just the Great White lolloping through their manor. Tram attendant points me down a side street to ...
... Overnight in Cappadocia.
(Included meals: Breakfast & Lunch)
Cappadocia to Istanbul
Breakfast, check out from hotel and transfer to Kayseri airport
Morning flight to Istanbul
Arrival istanbul and transfer to hotel to check in.
Rest of day isleisure and Overnght in istanbul. (Included meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel after which we drive Eminonu Port to board the regular city boat ...
... not. It was explained that it was a more cultural than religious thing and indeed, we did see girls in berkas showing affection with boyfriends which would be prohibited in Islam.
Now for a bit of history which was essential for us to understand and enjoy the sites of the city. The city of Byzantium was colonized in the 7th century BC. In the 100's BC it was conquered by the Roman Empire. In ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet