- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... head scarf. or not. also some small dogs in alarming sweater sets. lots of smoking (sometimes with cigarette holders). lots of groups of men hanging out in tea houses. some street vendors but no hard sell. and food. you can perch on a little wooden stool and have a glass of fresh squeezed pomengranete juice. or shaved meat that has been turning faithfully on a spit over a burner. or warm bread with sesame seeds. or kebabs and koftas and donairs. if you venture further ...
... to allow me to return to the hostel and I reckon I had walked maybe 20 kilometres during three hours around areas which are not in the guide books for a reason. Determined not to waste the day I headed down to the ferry terminal to catch a ferry to princes island which someone in the hostel had said was nice. I thought the island was the one which could be seen from the banks of the river and that it would be a quick excursion but 1 hour 45 minutes later I ...
Another fine, clear day, ideal for the two intrepid travellers. We started off with our usual rooftop breakfast, during which we watched all the shipping, of which there is a huge amount - cargo ships, fishing boats, cruise liners, tankers and so on - going through the narrow straits. We'd decided already that we'd have another go at visiting the Blue Mosque. It was en route to most other destinations and quite close to the hotel, so we should at least give it a ...
... of the rest of the city. From their website: "This is NOT your average tour! We’d rather show you the real Istanbul... Circle Istanbul is a 360° insider’s look at the world’s most complex city. Spend all day away from the tour buses and crowds, and experience Istanbul from the city docks, doorsteps, cafes, hilltops and sidewalks. This is Istanbul from every authentic angle." From 8:30 am to ...
... as it is THE thing to do there and hundreds of balloons go up at once in the early morning for sunrise. I consider this to be one of the highlights of the trip as it was a truly surreal experience. Afterwards I commented that I wasn’t sure if that just happened. I asked Katie to slap me. Floating silently over the miraculous landscape as the wind/pilot took us down into valleys, high up into the skies, the sights were inspirational. The ...