Ramada Kaya Plaza
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... 8221;. No easy solution. In the morning, I walked out of my hotel to discover I was in an electronics neighborhood with dozens of repair shops. Rather than try to solve the problem myself. I gave the computer to Viking Service and, after a quick look, they pulled the hard-drive and tested it. They didn't know what caused the problem but said for 80TL ($36), they would recover the data and re-install Windows for me. If the hard-drive was bad, ...
... the detail in the carvings was impressive. There were fish in the water, surprising large, carp I think with the odd goldfish thrown in. The water wasn't deep, less then a foot in most areas so as the fish swam you could see the ripples through the water.
We then had lunch which was rather uninspiring, as seems to be the theme with turkish food, so best not to dwell.
After lunch we went to ...
That was some kind of beautiful place -- agree? So, we moved on....taking pictures as we walked:
... Style. Therefore we chose the place with no sprukers and ate there. It was an early night since a) everyone was exhausted and b) there's not much of a true nightlife in Istanbul, given its a Muslim country. The following morning Ivan said to Vlad... Australia and Poland have officially signed off on a memorandum of understanding in relation to friendship. We'll miss you Geish Ode to the Geisha Hey Geish, it's been a lot of fun ...
... She declines, graciously.
We head back for a final night's rest in our Stone Garden apartment, and discuss the realities of life and jobs as our time in the city draws to a close. Jasynta flies home tomorrow and I'm moving to a new gaff for my last night in Istanbul.
The mosquitos rally round en masse for a very vocal farewell, as do the local dogs who enjoy a good 5am howl in tune with the day's first call to mosque.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility