The Peak Hotel
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We have a full day ahead of us, most of our contiki are doing this tour so we get a bus and guide to ours selves aside from the old Brazilian couple who have limited English and clearly get on the wrong bus. Our first stop is the Topkapi Palace, it used to be home to one of the sultans but now is a museum that houses historic jewellery, weapons and more. We spend quite along time here, probably more than necessary but it's not too bad, next ...
... experience of leaving the hamam and deciding to either wear soaking wet underwear or going free. I thought these women probably see a lot, and I'm sure they aren't shy about seeing my body, so I shouldn't be shy about exposing it all. The woman that was pouring the water on me left, and I sat there for several minutes pouring water on myself from the gold bowl. Eventually an older woman came by and took me by the hand to another marble room. She sat me down and scrubbed ...
... me to one "Traditional Service". He pointed to the toilets and showers, saying "Toilets. Showers." before pointing towards the main bath and saying "Bath" before mysteriously disappearing like the shopkeeper in Mr Ben. I walked into the large bath room and was greeted by a wall of steam and heat. In the centre of the room, was a large marble stone, which from looking around at the other people in there, I assumed I was supposed to sit on.
I sat on the ...
... 8211; so named because of the many blue tiles. Outside is an area to wash before prayer but as a tour group we did not have to do this. We did however have to take our shoes off and the women had to cover their heads. They were given blue linen shawls if they had come unprepared – fortunately I had taken my own – wouldn’t want to be un-colour co-ordinated now would I? (More like I didn’t fancy putting a shawl on my head that had been on countless other ...
... from the historic centre
There is one close to my hotel which I has saw yesterday not realizing what it was. Zeyrek Mosque was two Orthodox churches next to each other and expanded into one big mosque
I read ...