Taksim Metropark Hotel
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... underground to the Basillica Cistern built in AD 532. Can't tell you how cool and amazing this place is.. Sad moment of the day though was when I spotted an old man eat scraps of bread out of the gutter. Moments like these make you really stop and think about life and how both Daniel and I and many of our friends have it so good. Although my compassionate dream was soon broken when a stranger said on passing.. " hello mr baldy". they're all *******s ! ...
... 8217;s seventy-seven million inhabitants. None of this would matter if Turkey simply wanted to be left alone to plot its own course, but the young people of Istanbul like Orkun won’t let this happen. They want to be part of the Union and reap the benefits of its economical policies. They have discarded Islamic dogma for the more liberal views of their western neighbours. They are well travelled, well educated and well informed of the advantages of employment and ...
So Laura has been reminding me to write this entry, so I have finally found some time to sit down and do it. Now the main issue is I don't remember much of it....I would like to say that is because it was awhile ago now, but sadly it has to do more with the amount of alcohol consumed during the weekend!! So the trip started with everybody meeting at Heathrow for a nice and early flight. I arrived at 7.30 to find everyone at the airport bar! Most people were on to their second beer by ...
... My legs were now tired so we had a short sit-down at a cafe, then walked back to the hotel to drop off some things before catching a cab.
Our taxi took us to the European ...
... centuries old cobblestone waking up every peacefully sleeping tourist in the vicinity brought us to our new home for the next three days. Having no place to put us (because of course our room wasn't ready at that time of day) they whisked us away to another family owned guesthouse where we managed to get a few hours sleep. Breakfast was on the terrace onlooking the Sea of Marmara....truly delightful!
We are now truly settled in to our original room ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTaksim Metropark Hotel Istanbul
I was pleased with my accommodations at the Metropark. It was clean, attractively appointed, perfectly located with a helpful staff and an excellent breakfast.
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