Tria Hotel Istanbul
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Making our way to Istanbul today, but first visited the Kabatepe Information Centre & Museum in the National Park, great multi-stage audio-visual display / presentation of the Battle of the Dardanelles and the Gallipoli landings at Helles Point and Anzac, but from the Turkish point of view. After drove up to Anzac again for a swim off North …
Excellent breakfast at the Tria Hotel, even down to honey dripping off a fresh honey comb. Bus to ferry at the Golden Horn, then 2-3 hours on ferry up and down the Bosphorus Straits, visiting the elaborate hunting palace of the Sultans en route. Many other historic buildings to see as well as 2 spectacular suspension bridges spanning the straits. …
... back winding around the town on the way-
. It took 2 and half hours and we never left the city. They made a point of explaining to us that the tour started in Europe but over the Bosphorus bridge we had entered Asia - so Istanbul is part of two continents. We then went on the blue route that goes around another part of the city.
The houses seem to go on for ever and merging like a zip in traffic has a whole new ...
... and only played great rock music from the good old days. We chatted with Pat and his friends for a few good hours discussing mostly life in Istanbul. He was a really great guy and his girlfriend got along with Yulia. We were very glad we met up with him. After half a dozen beers we made our way home and to bed. It was a big day and we still had a few more days of travel ahead of us! Remember these ...
... from our trip and took a ferry with them to the Asia side of Istanbul and had lunch on cushions down by the water. Also went to a local kebab place for dinner with them and came across a protest against the Muslim brotherhood in the town square so watched as they did their prayer and then they started on their protesting so we decided to go watch up high from a nearby restaurant before things got out of hand (Turkish police have been known to shoot people in protests like ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services