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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
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... sorts of stuff. At least one of the vendors was honest and asked Matt "can I sell you something you don't need?"
My feet were definitely killing me by the end of the day. We finished the evening at a restaurant where we ordered a dish that was cooked in a clay pot and broken open at the table for us, it was pretty neat to watch.
Tomorrow we have a cruise on the Bosphorus before leaving Istanbul and heading to Luxor, Egypt for the next part of our adventure.
... for a quiet night. After heading down to the beach
which was beautiful we went back to camp to cook dinner and settle in. We even
had a camp fire using drift wood we had collected on the beach.
So this is where the night took and interesting turn, we discovered
there was some English speaking Bulgarians, one group presented us with a plate
full of freshly BBQ’ed shrimp straight from the Beach. Hum yum yum. We both ate
some to be ...
... them almost every day for lunch. Hey it is our new normal and it works.
Now I must mention one thing that has been a great frustration to me. Apparently they do not know how to make a decent dustpan and we all know what that means. The dirt never makes it in to the dustpan. And their brooms! They are push brooms. I do not do push brooms in the house, in the garage maybe but not in the house. It takes about a half hour to get the dirt into the dustpan ...
... we thought it was milk. We declined trying it and took the safe option with a Fanta. Murat was telling us that the Catoni shipping company is the second oldest in Turkey, and comes up in searches on Wikipedia. It was also lovely to chat about the differences in family life and culture compared with our own. Thanks again for lunch!
We headed back to let Logan out, it's hot today, but we enjoyed the walk back, there are a few military ships around today ...
... for the tourists. I enjoy the fresh air, while passing the one beautiful Victorian inspired cottage after another. My last "must do" on the Island is to find a good meal at one of the many fishrestaurants near the pier. The view is amazing towards the Asian side.
Ready to leave this beauty of an Island, taking the ferry back to Bostanci pier.
Now it is time to enjoy the facilities at the hotel, trying out ...