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TravelPod Member ReviewsMidtown Hotel Istanbul
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The Grand Bazaar is a mere 500m from our hotel, so an easy walk around 10:30 this morning. This place is so big it is ridiculous. We actually walked around in circles for 2 hours before realizing and wandered off the beaten path to a whole new section of the market. You could easily spend 2 days in this place. Haggling is the name of the game. The …
Arrived at 10am this morning into Istanbul lovely morning. Waiting now after breakfast to go on our tour to the Blue Mosque, St Sophia followed by the Grand Bazaar where there is approximately 4000 shops. Even as a past avid shopper don't think I will manage all of these shops. All of the above was brilliant. Snagged myself two pashminas ...
... way into the beautiful store, which is huge, and sells more than just rugs - they also sell jewelry and artwork, but their principal business is turkish rugs.
We were escorted into the large demonstration room where at least 50 people sat on benches surrounding the perimeter of the room and men hurled out rolls and rolls of rugs and runners, each more amazingly beautiful than the last. We learned about their structure and that many ...
... than I was four weeks ago, if I've learnt anything during the trip and if so what was the thing I've learnt the most. I think I learnt to trust in the LORD more than before and to not panic. It is still a developing thing but at the very least, I am more willing to trust by faith that the LORD will keep me. As to whether or not I am a better person than four weeks ago, I have no idea. I know I am changed irrevocably in many ways, I hope those are for the best. I ...
... had to remove their shoes. The headscarf was made of a slippery material and would not stay on my head, so it was difficult to keep it on and take photos. The Blue Mosque was beautiful, but we did not get enough time there to explore. We then travelled to the Grand Bazaar where we watched a carpet weaving demonstration and tried Turkish apple tea (yum!) Caffeine was required at that point so we stopped at a cafe across the road before battling the crowds in the ...