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... we can leave…UNTIL…Dura tries to sell the silk carpet Perry was eyeing earlier. We remind Perry that size, does indeed matter in this regard, and even the small one is WAY over budget. Lee is hyperventilating at this moment.
Dura takes us up a dark stairway…oh no…here it comes. WHEW, just a landing with more customers, and the front door. We RUN our before anyone changes their mind. DONE. That ...
... ever passport stamp in my passport, it's so exciting! Finally we boarded the ship. Once we had dropped our backpacks in our teeny tiny little room we went upstairs and ate at the Windjammer cafe, it was basically a super giant buffet with everything you may ever want to eat. After we ate we explored the ship and picked up a lot of brochures for all sorts of things. We then went downstairs to our cabin, by that time our steward, Victor had folded down the beds for Wes and ...
... attention with comments like “ Are you lost?”, the offer of assistance a simple ploy. Sly but smart.
After a brief look around I head for what I hope will be the more authentic Spice Bazaar. Not too surprising another tourist trap. It does however have wonderful piles of spices from around the world and lots of Turkish delight samples to satisfy that sweet tooth. I gather food for a meal on the run with fresh feta, ...
... ran into a couple from Hawaii. I had a very interesting conversation in Istanbul with a young woman dentist who is Kurdish from Iraq. Yesterday I had another interesting conversation with a Kurdish man who spent several years in Iraq with the American army as an interpreter. Always so interesting to hear other peoples stories from around the world and seeing that they are like us in many more ways than they are ...
... sold for a mere three Turkish Dinars (80p).
- And finally, our last day was spent going to the famous Taksim Square. Quite a trek to reach this, back across the Galata Bridge, then a very steep climb before reaching an extensive shopping street was an unforgettable experience as we couldn’t believe just how many people - think Regent Street in the lead up to Christmas - were lining the streets. We suddenly spotted a group of ...
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