Ocean's 7 Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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It was a 2pm arrival in Istanbul, and to be honest none of us are really excited about what is in store.we decide to take off on foot with no plans and see what is out there. After a 40 minute walk we are nowhere, the traffic is heavy and we have no idea what we are doing. So we stop at a street cafe hoping to have a beer and a catch up. Turkey has the same arrangement with Internet suppliers as the boat does, so that is a no go ...
Today is another full day at sea. We prepare for one of the most interesting ports of this trip and we will be able to stay two whole days - Istanbul, Turkey.
We are not sure what we will find when we arrive but several people we know have visited this area and found it to be warm, inviting, and mystical.
We have two tours scheduled for our first ...
... is €130 and we didn't have enough, so we ask him to take us to the arm, baz tries and his card doesn't work and then the same for me so I try another and it eventually works, I get back to the cab and he drives down a little further and says you walk strait up here and see hotel. We were like ahh ok, and I look at the metre and it is $174, somehow it had gone up all that extra just waiting for me to get money out which was ********, anyhow I go to pay him ...
Our hotel room was a flurry of activity this morning. We all slept late(ish) and then raced to lavish gifts and wishes on the birthday girls. A quick breakfast and then we jumped into a taxi across to the other side to ensure we would be on time for the ceramics class. As it happens we were early - and there had been some confusion around the booking so the teacher had to be summonsed.
The children all chose a tile size/shape and were then ...
... are wearing shorts, you are required to have your legs covered so you are issued with a sarong like garment. We hired a guide to "skip the line" as it was ridiculously long and we did not believe we would get through before it closed for prayer time.
Some information you may find interesting about the mosque -
the real name of the Blue Mosque is the a Sultan Ahmed Mosque.
it was started in 1609 and completed in 1617.