Taxim Hill Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTaxim Hill Hotel Istanbul
I had fun in this hotel very mach
and the room sooo good and nice.
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... bought tickets for a two hour Bosphorous cruise. Finally, we get to sit down for two hours. Donna brought her scarf for any mosque we may visit, but what she needed was a jacket. It was very windy, and cold the whole trip. However, it was great seeing all the palaces, and mansions along the Bosphorous, as well as the boat traffic. When we returned to the dock Donna wanted to go visit a huge mosque. I had mapped it out at home, but Google Maps ...
... of groceries. I do have a little light that I shine on the step in front of me which helps. But you adjust.
Then there is the bathroom. Lately it has been filled with a very distinct sewage smell. It is especially bad when we leave for a few days. It seems the sewer actually backs up in out toilet! It smells awful. When I first arrived, the toilet seat did not stay on when you sat down but my handy dandy husband fixed it before he left and it ...
... café for lunch – many vegetables available. Then after that we went to the even more beautiful Hajia Sofia. Although this is in less good condition, the gold mosaics, combination of Christian and Muslim 'church' were incredible. Much time was spent looking at these wonderful sights. The tour group is friendly and the bus was very comfortable. Istanbul is set on the Bosporous and is the only city spanning ...
... We got free entree and free desert and the mains we got were tasty. After dinner we went to a nearby shop, picked up some beer and then headed back to the hostel. Here the power had just come on, so i had a quick shower, tydied up and then went to the roof to have some drinks. Up here we talked – it turned into a classical book club. I then headed back to the room and got talking with those that were already down there before going to bed.
Warning: Long entry ahead:
For the first time since the trip has started, we were able to SLEEP IN! Oh, it was glorious! I was able to sleep all the way until 8:15!! Woot woot, it's a record!! Ha. But that's what you get when you travel and want to do everything humanly possible in 24 hours.
In the morning, we went and visited the famous Blue Mosque. Because it is a religious site, we had to cover up shoulders, ...