Mim Hotel Istanbul
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
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... gardens and magnificant views leave us satiated of Ottoman culture so we head back down the hill and through the park to sample a few local bites as a late lunch.
Lee and Amber nap, while I head to the west of the city to climb the Theodosian Walls [more Roman stuff]. Getting out of the old town gives me a new perspective of Istanbul which is more akin to frenetic and rogue Cairo than it is to Paris. There are 16 million people here and life outside the quaint old city ...
... tempting and I opted for a kind of lamb meatloaf in a buttery sauce topped with potato purée with a spinach and yoghurt salad on the side. It was very tasty and at less than 4 euros including a drink exceedingly good value. Rabia is one of the hotel receptionists and she was on duty when I returned to the hotel. We got to chatting which lead to more tea and a very interesting overview of life for a young modern woman in Turkey today. It is ...
... beautiful being the Tomb Of Sultan Selim II. The sarcophagi themselv es are covered in a green baize. Some of the sarcophagi were tiny and were obviously those of young children. In the evening we had perhaps out nicest meal in a restaurant with views across the Bosphorus. We decided to try out some Turkish wine but although drinkable it wasn't that good and we quickly regretted it as it wasn't ...
We arrived in Istanbul this morning...what a beautiful city! We are staying at the Divan which is a fabulous hotel located in Taksim Square. Istanbul is a city of 15 million people most of which are under 34 yrs old. It is the only city in the world that is located on 2 continents, both Europe and Asia however the city is separated by the Bosphorus River which runs between the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea. Our first day we just walked around and got oriented then took the funicular down ...
... it hover over people, then fly away. So when it came to hover over us, we weren’t worried, but then it dive-bombed into me, hitting me square on the chest. The man came over saying, “And, of course, that is when the battery runs out,” We laughed. We walked down a few side streets, but they were all dark and – except for one really smoky basement room full of older men – mostly abandoned.
So we returned to the ship; I worked on the journal, then went to ...