Turquhouse Boutique Hotel
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... ambulances were moving about at a rapid rate of knots (the local fire station is right behind this hotel - which is very comforting !!) and there was disturbance and loud shouting in the streets, which is rarely heard here. Obviously two of the local lads had a falling out and it was getting fairly serious with shorts ripped off, taxis being dented and running to and fro. At one stage a knife was produced but calmer heads separated the pair and it settled down. About ...
... and the contents ceremoniously poured onto a plate. Quite a show. When the New Zealand couple left ( they had shared a meal) we were offered complimentary tea. They obviously had not spent enough. This was served with Turkish delight and we chatted with the couple on the other side who were from Seattle. It was a most enjoyable meal sharing travel stories. When we got to the top of the hill, Blue mosque territory we just had to take a few more pictures as the moon was nearly full above ...
... like salty sea water and yoghurt haha! Really strange - but that's why we are on the food tour after all :-)
Up next was some Turkish coffee to help ease you stomach before more food! Our guide said it's tradition in Turkey to have your coffee grounds read - so us ladies had our fortune read based on the grounds design - and he'll email us the results. (His mum actually does it so he did a video of the cups and will show her in 3 weeks time). After our coffee break it was time ...
... far fewer people. But either way the building was very pretty. The stained glass was unbelievable in there. The rest of the building resembled the other mosques but the stained glass was impressive. We took our photos, Logan listened to a bit of the scripture since he could understand it, it was in Arabic, and then we made our way out. Of the three mosques, Blue Mosque was still our favorite but all three had something very unique about them.
... I had arrived. I tried to lay low and find some breakfast first. From the things I heard it seemed like a hard road ahead so I tried to pace myself. The plane ride over was very entertaining. I felt sorry for the staff and other passengers who had to endure 100 people all drinking and cheering through out the plane. Halfway through the flight we drunk the plane dry and had to start drinking the duty free people had brought. Again don't think the plane staff were too happy. We arrived ...