The Peak Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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So when I left off I was on Santorini, but this blog kicks off with me travelling from Santorini to Rhodes, another Greek island, and this time a very large one. Now being that it's winter and the majority of the tourists are gone getting there required flying back through Athens which was a bit lame, but what are you gonna do? Now Rhodes apart from being very large is also so close to Turkey you can literally see it. The proximity of Turkey (and in ancient times ...
After a short and smooth flight from Bucharest, we arrived in Istanbul and after a little chaos at the taxi rank trying to find our driver, were soon whisked away into the relative calm of an air conditioned Mercedes Sprinter and catching our first glimpses of the big city sights as we
headed to our apartment in the Tophane/Galato area of the city.
We’ve really enjoyed our five days here. Istanbul is such a lively city ...
... and double the size of the night before, which left us regretting not sharing just one serving. After that we walked back to the hostel, stopping at a shop where I got dad a coffee pot and some Turkish coffee. We relaxed for a while more (a very long while) and eventually wandered out again for dinner. We walked around the area for ages and ages and down some strange shopping street we'd never known existed where Nim ...
... Bosporus, with views of Asia across the straight, the sea of Marmara, and of the bridge joining Asia and Europe. I've posted some pictures from my phone, but still unable to down load.
The news about the miners tragedy and the civil protest have not affected us, and are mostly near Izmir, I have not seen any marches in Istanbul, not yet anyway.
Tomorrow afternoon we leave for Ankara and Central Turkey.
Today it is official. After a long plane ride across the Atlantic into Europe and then another two and a half hour flight we have made it to Istanbul, Turkey. While many of us were pretty jet lagged when getting off the plane we were all excited to absorb the culture of this city and country.
After our group had landed and gathered our things we met with our tour guide who will be with us during our time in Turkey named Oscar. Oscar led us ...