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Another buffet breakfast, and the last, but managed to exercise restraint. The around the corner to buy some baklava in the special shop. Doesn't matter what time you go there, it's always busy. Wonder if Lytham is ready to move on from toasted tea cakes to baklava. I'd be doing the slimming clubs a favour that's for sure. While checking out, we met a lovely family from Cape Town. They had spent their first night in grotty accommodation and decided to move on. Nice taxi ...
Welcome to the first entry of my travelblog from Istanbul.
My journey began the 28th of august in Copenhagen Airport, where I said farewell to my family and girlfriend. The flight was delayed (of course) but once I arrived in Istanbul everything went as planned (surprise!). A guy from my host university had taken the trouble to pick me up from the airport which is 2 hours away, and he followed me all the way to my hosts apartment - first ...
... early when there are less people as usual.
After visiting the two mosques we walked through streets towards the Grand Bazaar which was a disappointment for us because it was closed :-( Sunday, most of the shops are closed, and the only merchants around are selling fake Lacoste t-shirts, Louis Vuitton bags etc..
So we left and headed towards the sea and by chance ended walking around a very pretty, old neighbourhoud with beautiful ...
... before they are off again. I see upper grade school children and teenagers walking arm in arm with their mothers and fathers. Yesterday we were standing in line at the ferry and there was a twenty something young man in front of us and he was watching and smiling at Max for the longest time, nodding and talking to his girlfriend I assume about how cute Max is. It made me and Angie smile with delight and gratitude that someone ...
... heard was great for sunsets but were told it doesn't open until 7pm. It started raining, so we went for a beer (our first in Istanbul!) then went back to our favourite food streets (Hocapasa Sokak) for dinner. We ended up eating 3 times on this street – each time at a different place. The first meal was at Sehzade Erzurum Cag Kebabi, where we had the most amazing lamb kebabs. We came across a website called Culinary backstreets, and it was the source of some of our best meals ...