Santa Sophia Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... reduce the overall public debt burden with roughly €110 billion. A debt relief equal to a lowering of the debt-to-GDP ratio from a forecast 198% in 2012 down to roughly 160% in 2012, with the lower interest payments in subsequent years combined with the agreed fiscal consolidation of the public budget and significant financial funding from a privatization program, expected to give a further debt decline to a more sustainable level at 120.5% of GDP by 2020.
... collection purchased outside of the Middle East and have prepared Oscar to warm up his credit card when we go to the bizarre, already agreeing that 'it's ok' is code for 'I love it, buy immediately' and 'mmm maybe' is to be interpreted as 'yup I approve this purchase' in preparation for the market negotiations to bring a little of this opulent history home. But thats the thing about watching the history channel or basing your ideas on homewares....it's all about our own ...
... to give that a go. It turned out to be a great choice as we got about an hour steaming up and down the river on a beautiful evening taking in all the sights along the way. A great value trip all on the spur of the moment.
Although we are officially back in Europe now Istanbul does not feel at all European. It's a very vibrant, fast, noisy place and so far I'm enjoying it. Whether that feeling will last until Monday night is quite another thing altogether.
... grand bazaar and the spice market, we walked around and around. Beautiful sunny day and warm in the sun, for morning tea we had a freshly squeezed apple juice and orange juice which was amazing and only 2.50TL. After some lunch we went in head first for some purchasing, after talking and haggling all the prices in the grand bazaar were extremely pricey even when you took 50% off and compared it to fixed price shops out side of the markets. We ended up doing our shopping in ...
... t able to access most of the palace but we could see the treasury, a few museums and the pavilions. The treasury comprised of several rooms of valuable artifacts, gaudy, may be a better word. Subtle was not to ottoman tastes. Most of the items were covered in so much gold and jewels that they looked rather cheap. The nicest part of the treasury were the stained glass windows. Stunning. There was also a clothing display (which ...