Taksim Gonen Hotel
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... packed and the aromas were amazing. The joint we decided on had a very familiar feel about it and with no menus and a laid back waiter we knew we were in for an experience.
Entrées arrived on a tray and we picked octopus, pepper yoghurt and tzatziki, these and a couple of baskets of bread were devoured. Next came the mains selection where we were escorted to the kitchen area and asked to pick, a mixture of sea bass, sea bream, prawns and calamari was the choice and ...
... bread. Lamb skewers that are juicy and tasty and fresh orange and pomegranate juice sold on street corners. All this lives in perfect harmony with the modern Istanbul of bars, nightclubs and an obvious booming economy. As our hotel was near the Galata Bridge which spans the Golden Horn an inlet from the Bosphorous in the modern area of the city. We spent our evenings wandering along the piers enjoying the endless activity of men fishing from the ...
... even with the pass. But what tips the balance in favour of the pass is that it allows you to skip the ticket queue at the first two mentioned, and walk straight in. Even so, for those two main attractions, it's worth doing your best to avoid the crowds. Ideally, go first thing when they open, which means going on different days. Keep in mind that on Monday, when Aya Sofia is closed, Topkapi will be even busier than usual, ...
... Before dinner we went up to the rooftop garden for a drink. That is becoming an essential part of the day. Dinner then followed at a forgettable restaurant close by. Correction: I will not forget to not go there again! 9th June: Gallipoli The bus picked us up at 6:30 am and we started the very long trip to Gallipoli. Breakfast was provided along the way and, with WiFi available, I amused myself with some emails and searches. Denise dozed. We arrived at Eceabat about 12:15, ...
We started today with a flexible plan and everything fell into place beautifully.
Luckily on our way to find the Rustem Pasa Mosque Peter spotted a banner advertising what we thought were demonstrations of traditional crafts. And it was free! Found it easily and while it was not a live exhibition, it was beautifully done paintings of people at work. The bonus was there was also the opportunity to tour the small newly ...