Sumahan on the Water
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"Café sous les arbres"
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Thank you Özkan! We had such a great time with you in Istanbul. You made our stay an unforgettable one! We will miss you...
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For six centuries, the Ottoman Empire was pivotal to all interaction between Europe and Asia. The power of the empire declined gradually in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and came to an end with the First World War. By the time of its dissolution in 1923, the Ottoman Empire had shrunk to include only present-day Turkey and northeastern Greece.
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... Looking back, it was a tad ridiculous just how far we actually travelled and how long we spent travelling. This was taken to the point that cramming half a loaf of crusty stale bread from breakfast, hard boiled eggs, honey sachets and chocolate waifer biscuits into ours bags became second nature. Not because we didn't know when our next meal would be (daily we had buffet lunches) but because eating passed the time. Speaking of buffets though, majority of ...
Today we continued to visit the major tourist draw cards in Istanbul:
- the 5th century walls of Constantinople which stretched for 20 kms around the ancient peninsula city and were breached only twice: in 1204 by the 4th crusade and then finally by the Ottomans in 1453 and then only with the aid of the innovation of cannon; - an amazing tribute to Roman engineering!
- the ...
... Istanbul cab drivers!!
The boys loved the mall, we shopped a bit, got them donuts, checked out the dinosaur land that Zach wanted to see, got some dinner at the food court. Then we thought we should head back. This time we took the Metro to Aksaray (Zane absolutely loved the ride) and then quickly walked to the tram stop to get onto a T1 tram that took us back to the hotel. The boys were already getting comfortable with using public transportation to get around.