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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... which is probably fair enough, given its a function, and not such a luxury for the locals.
Onur met us as planned and we went on an interesting ride to the mechanics. Pj with him and me on an unladen bike. What a hoot!. First my wife is on another guys bike and Onur carves everything up on his BMW GSA. And he's quick and pushes. They do things differently here, lane splitting, using the metre wide safety shoulder as a moto lane, tooting, ...
... out, the old man "take off everything". :( Now, although I was telling myself that I was doing this for the experience, I would have liked if the experience did not include an old man telling me take my clothes off. So, I come out appropriately dressed, or not. "Down". Now, I went down in the courtyard again, and there are these bunch of tourists from Europe taking pictures of the place. So, I am going to figure in these pictures - in a towel. It just kept getting better ...
... across all parts of the city reminding this secular place of its strong Muslim heritage and faith. This place is very old - 1500 year old walls still feature in its landscape and places like the Grand Bazaar with its 4000 little shops crammed into lanes and alleys, is the oldest such shopping area in the world. We have walked ...
... cross streets buzzing with people bar hopping and waiters touting for business. We picked a place we liked the look of in the thick of the action and ate the usual mezze, calamari for the kids and grilled meats for Ben and I. The food was fine but the atmosphere outstanding. Alex faded quickly and the other had had a long day so we headed back to the hotel straight after dinner, but I'm determined we will go back another night when everyone has a bit more ...
Early wake up of 5am, our concierge made us up sandwiches and drinks for our journey. 5.55am our tour guide arrives and we hop on the coach to be driven around the curving streets like we were in a Mini Cooper. They are not wrong when they say to avoid driving in this town, it's insane. After we pick up a few people we stop suddenly and buy Turkish meat pastry rolls that were absolutely divine. The bus ride was long,6 hours and ...