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... and has all sorts of flavours - rose with pistachio, plain rose, honey pistachio, pomegranate with pistachio, double pistachio with pomegranate, double rose with pistachio, lemon, orange with pistachio, plain with walnuts, one that tasted just like marshmallows, coconut varieties and our favourite chocolate balls with pomegranate and pistachio. There are many more flavours but I can't remember ...
... direction of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I. By general consensus, it is the most important Byzantine structure and one of the world’s great monuments. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/top ic/251562/Hagia-Sophia
Travel day today. Up early and caught a flight to Istanbul and landed on the Asian side of the city. Istanbul is the only city that spans 2 continents and for that reason it's always been a key historical city. We got in around lunchtime so we checked in our hotel and headed up to the spice market. This place was nuts! Barely room to walk - like Black Friday in a 10 foot alley. They ...
... times which way to go. I had a piece of paper with the name of the place on it in Turkish or we probably would've been completely screwed. Anyway, we've now made it a bit of a habit of going to toy museums, and they really never disappoint.
We did eat at the famous Çiya Sofrası--basically cafeteria-style eating, but slightly more upscale to-day. It was good to try Turkish food just like ma used to make but it ...
... th floor for some more of the drinks and appetizers. Our key card wouldn't work the elevator for the 8th floor, we tried many times, it would work on all the other floors but not the 8th floor??? That was a really nice bar, must have been concierge level. So we head to the bar on the Mez and had a nice evening (but had a bill at the end)
Wednesday morning we had several hours before heading to the ship and so we decided to ...
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