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... you are saying or, for example, where they are on a map, they are eager to assist. From asking for a recommendation for Kebabs to desperately trying to find my way to the train, I was welcomed with accepting faces and helpful attempts. When I walked into a store with nuts, turkish delight and other goodies, the man looked a little perturbed that I was about to ask him a question that was clearly not pertaining his goods. However, when I asked him for a recommendation ...
... framing the shoreline.
We got off the ship on time at about 9:30am and our transfer to the hotel was there waiting for us. In fact, one of the desk staff came out with the driver because he had met us the day before and he knew us by sight. So he did so to make our life that bit easier - much appreciated.
On arrival at the hotel, we had an even better experience with an upgrade from the paid for Standard rooms by Gokhan to Deluxe based on ...
... glamorous building and sofisticated interior meets my sight. A glimpse back in time.
Istanbul being a very big city, I will use the public transportation to get around. I am a bit sceptic though, as I already have the impression of the infrastructure to be really bad. My host has provided me with this Istanbulkart, which is a great deal! I start getting lost. As I am staying in the old city neighborhood Beyoglu, I will need to cross the Galatabridge ...
... it a day. Hung out in our room for a while and grabbed dinner at a place near the hotel. That was fantastic and a great price. We will be returning I'm sure.
Today we would go to see the Palace. As we were making our way over we were caught, by a carpet man. He was friendly, and that's how they getchya. He had asked if we needed a guide book and we said no thank you. People in Turkey aren't nearly as pushy as those in Tangier so ...
I'm sitting in the Istanbul airport waiting to catch a plane for the last leg of our trip home. We left Varanasi yesterday and faced a 17-hour layover in Mumbai. Our plans were to tough it out in the airport but were surprised to learn that, due to construction, we could not even enter the international airport until three hours before our flight. The prospect of waiting out on the curb until 3:30 AM didn't seem too appealing so we ended up getting a room ...