Titanic Business Hotel Kartal
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... that has worn his footprint into the floor. He was warm and welcoming and his son Sayat brought tea for us. A last trip to the Spice Bazaar for olive oil soap, scrubbing cloths for the back, and baklava for Mustafa and his assistant Hukbirdy (Hukbirdy is from Afghanistan and I am writing his name as it sounds).
Our friends Fehmi and Jennifer have given up selling ceramics and now sell only hamam stuff: towels, bathrobes, etc., ...
... to check it out and instead of walking the whole way, we hopped on the tramway. We went in through the main entrance and were surprised to find it looked a lot like a mall. There were shops with doors and windows and they didn't look anything like what we expected. Eventually we realized that we had to turn off the main aisle to get to the "real" bazaar. Once we did that, there was a maze of alleys and shops.
We were prepared for the salesmen calling to us but they ...
We left after having one last morning look at our beloved pyramids and breakfast. We were flying Turkish Air this time. It was the only plane that was not Egypt Air scheduled as far as we could see. It was about 25 mins late and that made some people with connecting flights anxious. Our time in the airport was spent using our last Egyptian pounds and Richard found a TV with some cycling showing. The flight was 2.20 mins, just enough time for a movie. When we arrived we were amazed at ...
... a republic was declared. Now, Turkey has one of the fastest growing economies in the world, and is one of the most powerful and well respected nations in this part of the planet.
Being so old, our first stop was one of the oldest parts - the Hagia Sofia. This vast building with a huge dome began life as the largest Christian cathedral in the world. Then the Orthodox church used it to crown their Patriarchs and the place was decorated with fabulous mosaics ...
... Passed by a bridge that led to the highest point in Istanbul -- 207 M above sea level. The radio towers are there. Also, the summer palace of the sultans on the Asian side.
Random fact: it takes 10 to 11 years to become a fighter pilot. The guide said that as we passed a ...