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- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... and 1hr walk. It took 4 1/2hr from Ankara to Istanbul and 4 hr across town.
I went out tonight just for a short walk to the square and got a few photo's. All those people are still out there, don't they have a home to go to? It is nearly9 at night and the crowd is still as big as it was this afternoon. The guys at reception said it is Saturday so that might explain some of it.
I managed to negotiate Taksim square and followed ...
... and a taxi.
The driver had no idea where to go, so phoned the hotel and then drove at breakneck speed through crazy Istanbul traffic for about 30 minutes, exclaiming excitedly all the time, until we got to somewhere near our hotel. We were very happy to pay him and walk up the street to find the hotel!
We we sat outside and had a drink looking out on the Blue Mosque before falling into bed exhausted!
... in the world in terms of total passenger traffic and the 10th busiest in the world in terms of international passenger traffic. It was Europe's 5th busiest airport in 2013, just below Amsterdam.The Turkish ...
... area of Istanbul, it was everything but authentic, streets lined with Levi's, H&M's, Burger King, and the like. My Belgian friend, David, whom I'd met in Bolivia was coming out to join me for 10 days in Istanbul so I didn't want to start exploring the old city side, which is on the opposite side of the Golden Horn (a horn shaped estuary that leads into the Bosphorus Straight), without him.
Upon his arrival, 4 days after mine, I was so excited ...
... the relics including the different thrones, jewels, crowns, and swords. We also saw the spoon makers diamond. At 84 carats it is the 3rd largest diamond in the world. Included in the palace are the holy relics like Moses' staff, King David's sword, and relics from the Prophet Muhammad. Of course the grounds are beautiful with lots of trees and flowers. We then walked over to the Ayasofia museum. The Avasofia was a church, ...