The Byzantium Hotel & Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... It is also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque after the sultan who had it built. It was not popular as it was paid for from treasury funds and not from the spoils of war as they had just lost to the Persian Army. The six slim minarets look like sharpened pencils as they point skyward, each with several balconies and adorned with the trumpet shaped speakers used for the call to prayer. From there we walked up to visit the Topkapı Palace that was ...
... must take action to compensate the victimisation of the poor British motorist abroad when we treat all foreign roadusers so charitably!
*Istanbul with a population of 14 million is a megacity and is a challenge for both driver and navigator. The city approach lasts for ever and then suddenly the roadbook talks in terms of distances of 50 m / 90 m etc and the going gets tough. Navigating the narrow streets (many of them one way) of the old ...
... back the 100L. No way I said. He continued to scream and cuss. Wend screamed how much do you want. We wanted out so we handed over another 50L. I demanded 7L change. He kept screaming that we owed him more, I said he owed me 7L. He cussed at me and gave me the 7L, I got out, he sped off around the corner. What a bugger. We sat down and worked out we ended up paying 83L for a 18L ride. We spoke to the hotel ...
... Caddesi we were charmed into dining with a local known as "Al Pacino" who touted that he was 8th on Trip Advisor for dining in the Old City. We were hesitant to believe him at first, so of course he pulled the review up on the website as proof before seating us! Delicious food and watching our waiter Joseph balance not one, not two, but three Effes beers in his head and dancing at the same time was the perfect way to end our day ...
... right now and I'm feeling it. I slept a little on the plane but not enough. I hope I can sleep better on the next flight so I won't be tired with our few days in Istanbul. I want to walk around the city tonight and check it out. It hasn't really sunk in that I've begun this adventure. 2 months. I think getting out of the airport in a Muslim country will bring it home. Day two. July 11. Well we got into Istanbul at about 4 in the afternoon and checked into our, way over the ...