Ramada Istanbul Old City Hotel
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... where I could die happy knowing that there was one thing in life that made mine worth it. Traversing the Silk Road was definitely something to feel proud of.
Top Five Moments.
1 Making the silk in Beijing 2.Eating the juicy fruits that Turpan had to offer. 3.Swimming with those likable boys in the Urumqi River 4.Seeing Palmyra in all of its ancient glory 5.The powerful moment of completion, along with me and Yin’s hard goodbye.
... for the tip. We park up the the help of an attendant, who stands right behind Dream Catcher shouting in Turkish, neither Les or I could see him, I hope we don't knock him over the edge. After a pint of squash we walk into the city, it's not far about 5 mins, it's very busy with tourists, we decide to just walk about, it's too late to visit anywhere. After an hour or two we head back to ...
... was waiting for someone to hit play so being the technical minded person I am, I volunteered myself, found the DVD player, and hit play. Nothing happened. I fiddled with it a bit and then when I was pulling it out a little to see it better, the cable came unplugged and killed the sound on the trailer. Uh oh, that's got everyones attention. In a panic, I began trying to plug the cable back in to every port I could feel on the backside, but to no avail. ...
... Cultural Contrasts
There is such a contrast of cultures and identity in Turkey. There is the conservative, covered up ultra-Muslim types, who I have only seen on TV or western Sydney, and then there is the more cosmopolitan, fashion conscious youth. One group is looking east and the other west. It is incredible to see how it all seems to work and function. If you have lived in a fairly monocultural neighbourhood, then this aspect will be most eye opening. I find myself ...
... people there are on the street, cars and motorbikes are still flying down the middle of it. I feel like my spidey sense is really kicking in. As expected there are loads of Turkish Delight shops. We bought a few chocolate covered and pistachio flavoured ones which we both mowed very quickly! Much better than I had expected. Following the main drag we passed by Galata Tower which was the tallest structure on ...