Ramada Kaya Plaza
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Dubai - A great modernized city with super architectures like the Burj 7 Star Hotel, fantastic landscapes and people. Weather there is about on average of 35 degrees in the day. Although I was only there for half a day, the Marhaba airport lounge was not bad at all of a place to snooze and eat. Food is free so YEY, I had breakfast and lunch. Bloody …
... Sophia dates from the 4th Century, built by Emperor Justinian in 365, the Blue Mosque dates from the 16th century built soon after the fall of New Rome ( Constantinople) in 1453, Rome, Byzantium, (Ottoman Empire), all within walking distance, rather within a few hundred yards of each other. Hagia Sophia is now a museum, after having been a basilica, a mosque and since 1920's a museum. Some fundamentalist groups want it to be a ...
... minutes, slightly distracted by bodily needs.
Sometimes making decisions about where to wander is easy. I have something in particular
I want to do – go to the hamam, buy replacement boots, harangue the postal service. You know, the usual. Or I just get to the ferry terminal and take whatever ferry is going first. Very Dice Man.
Right. Eaten, drunk, urinated and now going somewhere. At this stage I remember to
take out my camera ...
... There are over 4000 stalls under a huge vaulted stone roof. There was clothing, shoes, leather jackets, jewellery, gold, porcelain, water smoking pipes plus much much more. We wandered about there for a couple of hours so that The Management could indulge in her favourite pastime. She had been honing her haggling skills on this trip but reached great heights in the bazaar - bagging quite a few bargains!! We had a delicious kebab lunch at a ...
... mainly from the US but we also had a Canadian couple, an Auzzie and a couple from Turkey who sadly didn’t speak a lot of English and had done the cruise already four times – must be good! The cruise was one way between Fethiye to Olympos on the south coast of Turkey, it fitted perfectly into our plans and was a great alternative to land travel.
Our first day on the cruise consisted of going ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility