Sheraton Istanbul Maslak Hotel
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... and others were huge. Very well preserved considering they were up to 400 years old.
We were left to wander on our own, we went to the museum then strolled through the pavilions which were amazing, some had highly coloured stained glass windows, some had the lovely wall tiles, most had sofas around the walls for reclining on, and all had big fireplaces, big enough to stand in. There was a special exhibition in the harem (forbidden) so we had a run ...
... was an Aussie Turk! - How are youze going! The only fault with this nice hotel is that it is 1km from the airport, right under the flight path of jets that leave every 90 seconds! It is the middle of average suburbia; we have just been to a shopping mall that could be anywhere in the world.
Off to Spain at 8.40 tomorrow and meet David and Wendy tomorrow afternoon in ...
... cheered the protesters marching on the streets. Some crazy teenager guys are blocking the highway(!) and being provocative. Lots of graffitis and vandalism. Took a few pics. Tomorrow we go to Taksim Sq. where the biggest demonstration is. Quite apprehensive about it. Hoping for a safe visit there..
Food: yogurt mixed with water, rice with peas, breads, street food stall near the local square.
Amanda is in the hospital and with any lucky well see Iris tomorrow! She and Shawn will stay there tonight and the doctor will be in in the morning. We've been there most of the day and will go back tomorrow. We can stay up til midnight then need to come home and pack for airport - leaving our apartment at 2am. With any ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility