Tashkonak Suites & Apartment
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... out I turn it back to you", "sometimes I lay under the moon and thank god I am breathing", "all my life I have been praying for people to say we don't wanna fight no more", yada yada yada- you get the point. I realized trough all of these lyrics and through prodding myself/ prayer that I am extremely committed to serving The Lord Jesus Christ but as I walk around Istanbul and see 99% of the population praising Allah, God, with Muhammad being ...
Having finished early today and with most places closed for the holidays the last stop I planned on making was to a Turkish bath next to my hotel. I'd checked prices yesterday and they were better at 18 TL ($9) compared to 80 Euros for the tourist bath house
... and flirting with death. It is genuinely scary. Driver on the phone, steering with a single finger through a cobble road at full speed past dozens of Vespa’s driving the other way on a one way road - no worries. I heard from our couchsurfing host that F1 driver, Jensen Button, a man who earned thousands to drive at 300kmph said he could never drive in Istanbul. What chance is there for the rest of us?
In my time in Istanbul, the most ...
... to. We decided to head down to the Grand Bazaar and spice market, loved all the spices, forgot how good it smelt - just amazing.
Heightened security everywhere also, seems to be some sort of government convention happening, helicopters and police all over the place. Hopefully can find some news to let us know what is on.........
Found a rooftop restaurant for dinner ...
... protesting about the proposed abolishment of the pensioners union. We could not believe what we were seeing. Of course Gary had to get involved and support their cause until the media arrived with their cameras. I said "get away, if they get you on camera we may never get out of Turkey" The pensioners loved him, he was like a celebrity. They were having their photos taken with him. You will see by my photos that I am not exaggerating.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking