Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... I was very impressed with the Istanbul airport. Very impressive as it was a lot better laid out than even the new Johannesburg Airport and it was humungous.
Getting through customs and out of the airport was a breeze, and I was SO happy to see Janet waiting for me right in front of the doors as I had no ...
... drive is about 200km and Nev takes the wheel. The coastline is striking. The mountains meet the sea ... we are in awe. We cross the border into Bosnia ... the 25km or so stretch is the only coastline Bosnia processes. Bo Bo is very disappointed the gentleman couldn't even be bothered to stamp our passports. Stop for lunch but aren't terribly impressed with the Bosnia hospitality. Out of Bosnia in a flash and on to Dubrovnik with still a couple of hours to go. Finally find our ...
This morning I woke up to my own call to worship at roughly 4:30 and felt drawn to open the day with prayer, I'm still not sure why exactly but I'm glad I listened. After a quick hot shower I powered up my brand new, or possibly used/ fake, discount beats and went to town listening to my man Matt Redman, mattis yahoo (?) and Hillsong. Rather than falling back asleep I began to listen to some of the lyrics. "Mercy, mercy fall on me", "every blessing ...
... Turkey because it is mush more expensive than Romania. And if I could've made it to Bulgaria, I could've gotten a furnished Apt, with a balcony on the water for $35.00 per night,.....here I can get a private room in a hostel.
Anyway, I I walked mindlessly around the Bazaar for about 3 hours, and then meandered around the many side streets leading to it for another couple. My feet are screaming! Haven't worn the ...
... shops - and they all want you to shop in their store!
"Gate 1" is considered the front door of the Grand Bazaar. Look at the huge entrance and that amazing door. And here is a shot of one of the 66 halls inside.
Unfortunately for all those vendors none of the five of us was interested in shopping, but we were interested in lunch! We wander outside through a madhouse of sidewalk restaurants and street ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool