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... is really Gucci or Michael Kors!! The bazaar is sectioned, with special areas for leather, gold, jewellery soft furnishing and the like.
A man suddenly appeared out of nowhere and asked if I am interested in a carpet? ‘Good price!!’ he said.
Is it magic? I asked rhetorically. I continued without waiting for an answer. ‘Then I’m not interested. I have a house full of carpet at home. Now a magic carpet…’
... was conquered by the Ottoman Turks under Sultan Mehmed II, who ordered this main church of the Orthodox Christianity converted into a mosque. By this point, the Church had fallen into a state of disrepair. Nevertheless, the Christian cathedral made a strong impression on the new Ottoman rulers and they decided to convert it into a mosque. The bells, altar, iconostasis, and sacrificial vessels and other relics were removed and the mosaics depicting Jesus, his Mother Mary, ...
... we could sight land way off in the distance. It is the first of 2 "formal" nights, tonight, but we have decided to have a casual meal in the Horizon Restaurant after a late afternoon swim and then catch the Comedian's Show before heading to bed. Our tour of Athens begins at 7:30am so it will be another early start in the ...
... on how to do it), got off the tram and within metres
found myself in the middle of a Sulttanhmet park with the massive Blue Mosque
on my left and the equally impressive Aya Sofya on my right! All lit up…. It
stopped me in my tracks….. stunning….
Amazing culture. From the food to men washing their feet at local foot baths….
I spent 3 days checking out popular sights like – Hagia Sophia, Blue ...
Our time is coming to a close. We ...