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Istanbul is huge and busy - eight million people and densely backed in, I didn't cope well especially at the Grand Bazaar which is an enclosed market and packed with shoppers. We did a lot of walking though - about 12kms a day because we were to scared to try the trams and taxis.
We also took a ferry trip 45 minutes in one direction and didn't even come close to getting to the end of Istanbul.
... wear to protect the wooden floors and carpets. The palace is right on the shores of the Bosphorus - busy water way with little passenger ferries, larger car ferries, cruise ships and tankers all bobbing about. Glorious sunshine makes the water sparkle beautifully - no sign of bad weather of yesterday.. Wonderful wander through the spice markets - a feast for the eyes and nose - so ...
While the rest of my family has adjusted to the time in Turkey, I continue to wake up early. Today it happened to be at 4:30 a.m. so I decided I should use the quiet time wisely. We have been in Istanbul for three days now and have enjoyed every minute of it. While the first day was an adjustment day, the second day we branched out and saw a few things.
We started our day by jumping the tram the Sultanahmet. While waiting for the tram we saw ...
... Hisari” where we were given 20 minutes to explore – just long enough for an ice cream. We saw two men shelling a huge pail of shrimp, and there were lots of stray cats and dogs there – including a cute little kitten that couldn’t have been more than 6 weeks old, mewing pitifully at us from the roof of a shed. We learned that the animals run free but the dogs are given their shots and then their ear is tagged, so ...
... the palace has been retained and we can see what life would have been like. They showed where the eunuchs and guards lived, the school for the crown princes, the courtesans area, and the rooms for the mother of the sultan who was very powerful.
We were ready to leave at 4.30pm, it had been a long day, and it was a long evening after dinner because we had to sort out bags for the next day, fit Pete’s new stuff into my bag etc etc. Can’t wait to get his ...