Plaza Hotel Istanbul
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... south of the seventh pylon of the great temple of Karnak Theodosius I (378-392 AD) had it transported to Constantinople and put up on the spina of the Hippodrome there. It originally was 30mtr high but broke during transport and now is18.5mtr. The base shows pictures of the men raising the obelisk - hard work! Finally our chuckle for the was working out we are staying in the suburb of 'Fatih'or fattie if you say it........ ...
... about three hours for a full tour, but we ended up taking closer to four. It was amazing. The first impression was feeling lost because it was so big. It had several park sized courts that were surrounded by boatloads of buildings of varying sizes. One very nice surprise was an excellent view in the North / North-East direction. John C. Frémont was the explorer who discovered the Golden Gate Bridge waterway in 1846, and he named it after the harbor ...
... from the couch but oh does he not have a wimpy grip. He will NOT let go of me when I shake his hand! He is also a sly one! He informs the father that I will not work for him but instead I will come and stay with them for the summer. What a lady killer. The only way I am released is by improvising and kissing him on the cheek, my face as red as the Turkish flag. And finally the prisoner is released.
The cousin is ...
... out the pics. While I was on the top an Asian couple came up wanting me to, what I though, take a pic for them. But instead when I reached for there camera, the wife said 'no I want a photo with you.' So of cause I said yes, but when I asked her why, 'is it because of my Elvis T-shirt?' She said, 'no, it's you beard you look like a roman!' So all you haters that can handle my beard, suck eggs!! I look like a roman!!! So it's staying for ever!!! On the top is the ruins ...
... walk away with such a minor injury. We hobbled the few blocks home from the hospital and called it a night -- definitely not the start to the birthday weekend I'd had in mind.
Because of the burn, we didn't get up to much during the day on Satuday. However, that evening there was a joint birthday party for me and another Gemini, Derya. She'd organized the whole thing and asked me if I'd like ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center