Point Hotel Barbaros
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
Got in very late from Kayseri last night and we checked in and I just don't know what gives in hotel management here. What makes bathroom handicapped accessible is the shower seat, grab rails or a curtain. When I complained, they found a plastic stool. Seriously..this expensive hotel was like India...I am sure no one ever uses the room so they don't know the floor floods with 2 inches of water And if they know, they ...
... lyric songs, family songs, religious occasions’ songs, seasonal songs, social songs, proverbial songs, and children songs
· The most known instruments which are still used to present days and accompany traditional songs and dances are: string instruments such as the tabouras, violin, lyra (of Crete, Pontos and Thrace) and santour; wind instruments such asthe klarino, gaida,zournas, tsabouna, and percussion instruments such ...
... today. We will see how THIS goes. Getting OUT of Istanbul is our biggest concern. We are hoping it calms down soon thereafter. Thomas doesn't know this yet...but HE is driving. :-) We set the clocks back last night and Thomas is sleeping the sleep of the dead. I am glad to se him sleep...I have finally met someone who has a more difficult time than myself sleeping! One difference between how we deal with it is Thomas will get up and go forth with 4 hours ...
... water in hard times. It is able to store up to 80,000 cubic meters of water. The supporting pillars are all lit up, making dazzling reflections in the water. Two of the pillars are resting on a stone sculpture of medusa's snake infested head. Legend is that if you look into her eyes you will turn to stone. Lucky we didn't look her in the eyes. To finish the day we made a visit to the Turkish baths. They were very overpriced and touristy, but worth the cultural ...
... Fasulyecisi Restaurant on the Asia side for lunch. Established in 1920 they are known for their white beans. From there we motored down the world's steepest street to meet at Fountain Magazine. In a conference room with a panoramic view of Istanbul in the background we met the editor of Fountain Magazine, Hakan Yesilova. He described the international movement that the magazine speaks of relating to the teachings of Fethullah Gulen, an Imam who presently lives ...
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