Istanbul Royal Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... sprinkled in to add color! Proceeding down Independence Avenue amongst the masses of folks even with all the commercial glitter and stimulus was cause for some interesting emotions; there was not lot of Caucasian faces in that crowd.
After walking down the street for 30 minutes, we decided it was time to try some Turkish food and headed into a three story restaurant with a smart food display in the front window that decidedly catered to the locals. We ...
... which ended the Ottoman reign and brought forth a modern
society which ended a religion based government, gave women the right
to vote and to be government officials, and expanded the education
system among other things. I am not sure of there is a dark side to
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk but he sure did modernize and democratize his
The next day, Saturday, it was up at
4:30 am to start a 27 hour journey back to Seattle.
What a month!
... line pattern.
... thing we saw that I wouldn't venture into was pig intestine stuffed with tomatoes n spit roasted. That could result in missing a flight due to excess worshiping of the porcelain god. Unlike Nepal, there aren't many gods to choose from here, actually only one, so have to choose carefully. Started out early for the Hagia Sofia. Once a Catholic Church, largest dome for many, many years and prototype for Italian churches. Ottomans ...
... the only rain on this trip has been in Tbilisi. I went out for a walk up to Rustavelli again. My first stop was the ticket sales for the Tbilisi State Ballet Company. I had seen and advert for the Nutcracker the prior week and I hadn't bought a ticket because I wasn't 100% sure I'd be back in time. I bought a ticket for about $6.50. I next went to a local chain restaurant for a late lunch/early dinner. This restaurant is like the Georgian version of Cracker Barrel or Perkins. ...