Tria Hotel Istanbul
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... The ticket line was 40 yards long, but we had ordered tickets online, and the line for e-tickets was empty. Rick Steves and his travel books and tips have saved us a day of waiting on this vacation. We bought tickets online for every place on our itinerary that offered them. It was obvious that we take vacation planning seriously while most make it up as they go along. We were done with the Hagia Sophia before we would have entered the place had we waited in that line. ...
... had seen quite a few stork nests on top of telegraph poles while driving through Romania but I hadn't managed to get a shot. Eventually after missing several more stalk nests I finally got a video even though it wasn't particularly good. When we finally arrived in Istanbul a few of us went out for a bite to eat then a short wander round the city. Then back to the hostel for a few drinks with some of our fellow ...
... were made to feel very welcome (after convincing a few people that we weren't Hungarian!). We were befriended by a bunch of lary Beşiktaş fans stood near us who were keen to take us under their wing; teaching us chants, swear words, showing us how to eat sunflower seeds properly (which are the equivalent of our halftime meat pie) and bonding over our mutual love of Daniel Amokachi! The game itself was a dour 1-1 draw but the atmosphere was unreal, absolutely deafening. ...
... go stay in a hotel Wed night. Our plane leaves Istanbul at 6:30 am on Thursday. The plan was for Shawn to come over and help us get our luggage down the mountain and a friend of his was going to arrange for a cab. Our neighborhood isnt' exactly the place where cabs are spinning by looking for fares at 4am. SO- if Iris isn't here yet we're going to relocate to a hotel at the airport. We don't want to risk a labor call in the night and confusing everything! So we ...
... order one!!!! They served us a light lunch and a drink of choice - I had Turkish wine and Fred had a cold Turkish beer. We ended the tour at the Haghia Sofia.
Our afternoon tour started at the Haghia Sofia. The Haghia Sofia, the Byzantine Church of the Holy Wisdom of God was the largest building in the world for nearly 1000 years. This church was the church of the Patriarch of Constantinople and the center of the Eastern Orthodox Church until the city fell ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services