Moevenpick Hotel Istanbul
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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Russian TV Channels Available
- TV Other Russia
- Room service
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... to check out Gardens at the Bay, not far from our hotel. By the time we got there we were dripping wet, and I was sure I was going to melt into a puddle. Fortunately, the Flower Dome that we entered was air-conditioned and it was so nice wandering around looking at all the flowers and gardens in comfort. The building itself is another architectural marvel, and received a World Design Award in 2012.
But at some stage we had to face the outside again, which we did ...
... In the evening we had our group meeting and there are 10 of us travelling although there was one no show. We have on board two Canadians, three Aussies (one NZ born) and 4 kiwis counting ourselves. Our guide is a Turk (a government requirement) and we all went off for dinner under the Galata Bridge. We could have had fish which you paid for by the kilo but we settled for kebaby type things because we are, after all, in Turkey.
... headscarf) - Hagia Sophia (watermelon stand) - Basilica Cistern - Topkapi Palace (decided not to go into the museum but spent time in the park) - Gülhane Park (coffees) Long walk back to the tram and went back to Taksim. We found an Internet cafe to check in for flights to Athens and print the boarding pass and searched for dinner. It was tricky to find somewhere ...
... to enjoy the scenery. We were down in probably under 5 minutes.
Once onto our buses, we were to be taken back to our hotels. Ours was the first drop off - not outside our hotel, but at the end of the road, and we were left wondering which road to head up as there were several options. Fortunately Emma figured out the right one, and up we walked.
We had decided to return to the same restaurant we had dinner at ...
Leaving Istanbul tomorrow for Gallipoli so last night. In the seriously lovely Ritz Carlton. All the 'single' travellers were treated to a dinner out at a very smart restaurant up in one of the OSHA neighbourhood. It took as 45 minutes to get there in the peak hour traffic and only 12 minutes to get back. One of my abiding memories of Istanbul will be traffic - chaotic barely dies it justice - I am ...