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... to look at the map option, there is a camera positioned on the bottom of the plane so you can see what is below. It was mostly cloudy so there wasn't much to see but it was still nice to have that option. Unfortunately the seat can only either lay flat or sit up (no slight decline) if you want to enjoy them. There was one guy that seemed to be the designated chef for the flight. The food was pretty good. The Istanbul ...
... street vendors, He had two cartons on his hand trolley, with each carton holding 100 umbrellas. Clearly it is big business. We're guessing that on the hot sunny days these same people are flogging sunhats and sunglasses. Talking to some of the local people, it's very clear that in Turkey one has to work very hard to earn a crust. Everyone seems to work long hours by our standards. Our minibus driver for example had told us that he works about ...
had fresh tomatoes and cucumbers, cooked egg plant, an assortment of
olives, scrambed eggs and/or hard boiled eggs, egg rolls, bread,
orange slices, melon, corn flakes and Trix, orange and grape juice,
and fudge. This held me over until supper time with maybe a mid-day
snack of roasted chestnuts or a Turkish pretzel.
The hotel is located a five minute walk
from four of Istanbul's most popular tourist sites: Topkapi Palace,
Hagia Sophia, ...
... who allude to the Column in the ancient literature are Herodotus, Thucydides, Demosthenes, Diodorus Siculus, Pausanias the traveller, Cornelius Nepos and Plutarch. The removal of the column by ...
... the sultans never went hungry) and another clock museum. There was no indication of what the women wore which as disappointing, but not surprising. The arms and armor museum was a bit more interesting, much of what was stored there seemed far to ornate to be anything but ceremonial, but some of the items were very interesting. The had 3 hungarian swords, each taller then I am by several feet. The Holy Relics museum was quite a let down. It ...