Titanic Business Hotel Europe
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... foxy looking Eastern European with hair styled and made up to the nines. If you've been to Olympos, it's not a makeup kind of place, it's hippyville. She sat there peering at the boys in turn behind her perfectly groomed hair, fake eyelashes and all the latest clothes while she perused her iPad and looked like she'd rather be anywhere else but there. Yep, I had settled in for two days of people watching. Of course there were other activities on offer, such as sea ...
... and onlookers, some of them tourists, ran down side streets where shopkeepers offered sliced lemons to soothe the burning sensation of the gas, and pharmacists doled out ointments for skin burns.
“The pigs, the pigs,” said Esra Yurtnac, who was crying as she sought refuge in a bakery after being gassed. “All they know is how to use gas.”
She added, “They think they can silence us with force, but they won’t.”
... empty. It was quite an art form and quite entertaining.
We stopped for lunch in a beautifully decorated arcade of alfresco restaurants in Beyogli ( apparently the area to go if you are into the night life) and continued on down the mall. We found interesting jewelry shops and made sme purchases. I even surcombed to an icecream performer further down the mall as they were everywherer.
We finally arrived at the very smelly fish market s and crossed the Golden Horn ...
... This was a late lunch and so not away until 3:00 and headed off to a pottery place at Avanos and we saw the process from clay selection and preparation through turning, patterning, painting and glazing. We had a quick drive past an abandoned village ( due to erosion issues at Cavusin. Then drove to Urgup and went for a wander through town. Picked up some bread and cheese and wine for later and at Deniz's suggestion called in to see some marbling. A glue is dissolved in water and ...
... is to go to the ferry terminal to book a ticket, on a budget it's the cheapest and the official ferry operator has a 2 hour or 6 hour trip at the best prices you can get. We were on the 2 hour trip. It's was a great outing, and you get to see the palaces, forts and expensive houses along the river. The city is enormous and people live in 3 to 15 story apartment blocks which cover the landscape. The bridges across the Bosphorus are another ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility