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... performed at Newington Butts on 13 June 1594. This could have been either the 1594 A Shrew or the Shakespearean The Shrew, but as the Admiral's Men and the Lord Chamberlain's Men, Shakespeare's own company, were sharing the theatre at the time, and as such Shakespeare himself would have been there, scholars tend to assume it was The Shrew. The Shakespearean version was definitely performed at court before Charles I and Henrietta Maria on 26 November 1633, where it ...
... stretch of pedestrian subway were yelling at the tops of their voices, trying to sell all manner of goods to the passing pedestrian traffic. The resulting chaos and cacophony was quite overwhelming to us, but quite normal as far as the locals are concerned. Crossing the historic bridge, we walked up a very steep hill and a long flight of steps to the Galata Tower. This mediaeval stone tower is built near the junction of the Golden Horn and the Bosphorus, and ...
... br> pressure in the local hotels was so bad that they requested that used
toilet paper be deposited in a trash can rather than being flushed
away. Also, according to Rick Steves' guide book it was risky to
drinking the tap water so every day I would purchase a 1.5 liter of
bottled Nestle water for about $1 with which to rehydrate and to
brush my teeth.
The free breakfast was much better than
the fried, greasy food that was served at Pollock ...
Since we wanted to take advantage of the good weather, we took a walk to explore the Grand Bazaar. It is supposed to host over 3000 shops and be the former central place for traders coming from Europe and Asia.
The place was pretty crowded. It was a typical looking street market, just A LOT bigger. We passed by the Yemen Mosque while walking around too. It looks pretty large from the outside and has a ...
... rounded off my time in Istanbul with a visit to Tokapi palace and the Harem of the Sultans of old. The highlight was by far the treasury in eastern courtyard. The richness of Constantinople was staggering. In one alcove alone, there stood two candelabras, each made of solid gold and weighing fifty kilograms each. In another display nearby were the religious artefacts, most notably Moses’ staff and segments of the Prophet Mohammed’s beard. I found all of these quite comical to ...